Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
421 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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-GMZ606-010915-
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-
421 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
THE WEEKEND WILL SEE FAIR CONDITIONS FOR THE SOUTH FLORIDA COASTAL
WATERS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY
AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE AREA, ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO THE SHORELINE.
THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK WILL SEE CONDITIONS DETERIORATE WITH
THE APPROACH OF HURRICANE MATTHEW. SEAS ARE FORECAST TO BUILD
SIGNIFICANTLY BY TUESDAY EVENING, WITH HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
PERSISTING FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. DETERIORATING
CONDITIONS EXPECTED NEXT WEEK, WITH SEAS OF 12 TO 14 FEET
POSSIBLE IN THE GULF STREAM BY THEM MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
SEP 29, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 16 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-010915-
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-
421 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS INCREASING TO 10 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. ALONG THE COAST...SEAS 9 TO
11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM...
SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 15 FEET BUILDING TO
12 TO 14 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 18 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.

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AMZ651-671-010915-
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-
421 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET ALONG
THE COAST AND 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET IN
THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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AMZ630-010915-
BISCAYNE BAY-
421 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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GMZ656-657-010915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
421 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ676-010915-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
421 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ610-010915-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
421 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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