Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
923 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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-GMZ606-211515-
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-
923 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE LOCATED ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA
TONIGHT THEN SHIFT SOUTHEAST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A COLD FRONT
MOVES INTO NORTH FLORIDA. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE LIKELY
ON WEDNESDAY AS THE FRONT CROSSES THROUGH THE AREA. HIGH PRESSURE
RETURNS FOR CHRISTMAS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
DEC 19, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  6 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 17 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 19 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-211515-
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-
923 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...ALONG THE COAST...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. IN THE GULF STREAM...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
25 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-211515-
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-
923 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS BECOMING 3 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 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 AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT ALONG
THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-211515-
BISCAYNE BAY-
923 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST NORTHWEST IN THE MORNING. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-211515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
923 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
EAST SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE...
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-211515-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
923 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET.

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AMZ610-211515-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
923 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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