Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
956 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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-GMZ606-260315-
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-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER SOUTH FLORIDA, WILL GIVE WAY TO AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY. THE FRONT
WILL BECOME STATIONARY, AND EVENTUALLY DISSIPATE OVER SOUTH
FLORIDA LATE THIS WEEKEND. THE WIND WILL BECOME NORTHWEST, AND
INCREASE SLIGHTLY SATURDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF THE FRONT. IT WILL
SHIFT TO NORTHEAST AND INCREASE FURTHER ON SUNDAY, AS HIGH
PRESSURE NORTH OF THE FRONT WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA THROUGH
MONDAY. THIS HIGH WILL MOVE OVER THE ATLANTIC TUESDAY. MODERATE
EAST WIND ON MONDAY WILL BECOME SOUTHEAST TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
AND DECREASE SLIGHTLY.


.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET, AND OCCASIONALLY HIGHER, ACROSS MUCH OF THE
SOUTH EAST FLORIDA GULF STREAM WATERS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET, AND
OCCASIONALLY HIGHER, OFF PALM BEACH COUNTY SUNDAY THROUGH THE
EARLY HALF OF MONDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 25, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 17 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 10 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 18 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-260315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM, SOUTH
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-260315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM
EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF BAHAMAS-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-260315-
BISCAYNE BAY-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-260315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. NEARSHORE, SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. OFFSHORE, SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND
2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-260315-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.

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AMZ610-260315-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.

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