Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
926 PM EST SAT FEB 13 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-GMZ606-141515-
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-
926 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL U.S. WILL MOVE TO THE EASTERN
SEABOARD OF THE UNITED STATES THROUGH SUNDAY, THEN INTO THE
ATLANTIC EARLY NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL LEAD TO A PREVAILING
NORTHEASTERLY WIND FLOW BECOMING EASTERLY WHILE PICKING UP.
THE NEXT COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS
ON TUESDAY...BUT HAVING LITTLE IMPACT TO THE LOCAL AREA.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS 6 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 13, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

  6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-141515-
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-
926 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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AMZ651-671-141515-
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-
926 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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AMZ630-141515-
BISCAYNE BAY-
926 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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GMZ656-657-141515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
926 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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GMZ676-141515-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
926 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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AMZ610-141515-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
926 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY.
.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.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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