Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
923 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 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-GMZ606-250215-
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 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...IN THE WAKE OF AN OVERNIGHT COLD FRONT, GUSTY EAST
AND NORTHEAST WIND WILL PREVAIL OVER THE WATERS TODAY, WITH
ATLANTIC SEAS EXCEEDING 7 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN OVER THE WEEKEND, WINDS AND SEAS WILL
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE SOMEWHAT.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...6 TO 8 FEET SEAS.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAR 23, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 12 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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AMZ650-670-250215-
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-
923 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ651-671-250215-
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-
923 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL
3 FEET IN THE MORNING. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED
AREAS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-250215-
BISCAYNE BAY-
923 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ656-657-250215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
923 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 3
SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST
IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ676-250215-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
923 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.

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AMZ610-250215-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
923 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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