Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
944 AM EST MON FEB 20 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-GMZ606-210315-
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-
944 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL BRING DRY
CONDITIONS ALONG WITH LIGHT EASTERLY WINDS, 10-15 MPH, THROUGH
TUESDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING EASTWARD ACROSS THE GULF,
TOWARDS THE PENINSULA, WILL BRING INCREASING SOUTHEAST WINDS,
HIGHER SEAS, AND A CHANCE OF RAIN WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
THERE WILL ALSO BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH THIS
ACTIVITY.


.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 20, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 13 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 22 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-210315-
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-
944 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...WINDS SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-210315-
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-
944 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-210315-
BISCAYNE BAY-
944 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-210315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
944 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY 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.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND EAST 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 MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-210315-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
944 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-210315-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
944 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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