Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
439 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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-GMZ606-271730-
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-


.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE REGION WILL WEAKEN TODAY AS
A COLD FRONT SINKS SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA TODAY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGIONAL WATERS
TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT FORECAST TO
ENTER THE CENTRAL GULF TUESDAY NIGHT AND INTO THE EASTERN GULF
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 24, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

  7 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  4 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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AMZ650-670-271730-
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-
439 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO
3 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM...
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO WEST SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
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 LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ651-671-271730-
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-
439 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...ALONG THE COAST...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE GULF STREAM...
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM...EAST
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDS SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO WEST SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 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.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY... MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. 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 LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST 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. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ630-271730-
BISCAYNE BAY-
439 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.

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GMZ656-657-271730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
439 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTH SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST 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 CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
WEST NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ676-271730-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
439 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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AMZ610-271730-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
439 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

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