Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
401 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO OCEAN REEF OUT TO 60
NM AND GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE OUT
20 NM AND CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING THE
WATERS OF BISCAYNE BAY AND LAKE OKEECHOBEE.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

AMZ600-GMZ606-211630-
SYNOPSIS FOR JUPITER INLET TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT TO 60 NM AND FOR EAST
CAPE SABLE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-


.SYNOPSIS...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE VARIABLE AT 10 KNOTS OR LESS
ACROSS BOTH THE ATLANTIC AND GULF WATERS TODAY AS A COLD FRONT
SLOWLY SLIDES THROUGH THE AREA. THIS FRONT IS THEN EXPECTED TO
LINGER ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH SCATTERED TO
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED. SEAS WILL GENERALLY
BE IN THE 1 TO 3 FOOT RANGE WITH LOCALLY HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS
ASSOCIATED WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 20, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

  4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  6 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-211630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT
20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
401 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS BECOMING
3 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ651-671-211630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-
401 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS BECOMING 3 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-211630-
BISCAYNE BAY-
401 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-211630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
401 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-211630-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
401 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.

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AMZ610-211630-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
401 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.TODAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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