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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
456 AM EST TUE DEC 6 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-GMZ606-061815-
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-
456 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTH WINDS WILL VEER TO THE SOUTHWEST TODAY WITH
SPEEDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVER PORTIONS OF THE WATERS. A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO TODAY AND THEN STALL
OVER SOUTH FLORIDA AND ADJACENT WATERS WEDNESDAY. SOUTHWEST WIND
WILL PREVAIL UNTIL HIGH PRESSURE ESTABLISHES ACROSS THE REGION
FRIDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS
OF DEC 06, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-061815-
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-
456 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST DECREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTH SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO WEST SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS BECOMING 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. ALONG THE COAST, SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM,
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG
THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-061815-
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-
456 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTH SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS BECOMING 3 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST IN
THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. ALONG THE COAST,
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM, SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY
IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-061815-
BISCAYNE BAY-
456 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-061815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
456 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...WINDS SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON,...THEN BECOMING
WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST 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.

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GMZ676-061815-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
456 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

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AMZ610-061815-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
456 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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