Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
000
FZUS52 KMFL 231348
CWFMFL

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
948 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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-GMZ606-240215-
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-
948 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVERHEAD WILL KEEP LIGHT WINDS AND
DIMINISHING SEAS THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND.
SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TOWARD THE BEGINNING OF NEXT
WEEK AS THE HIGH MOVES EAST.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 21, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

$$

AMZ650-670-240215-
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-
948 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH 6 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...ALONG THE COAST...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 9 KNOTS. IN THE GULF STREAM...SOUTH
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ651-671-240215-
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-
948 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...ALONG THE COAST...WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTH 7 TO 11 KNOTS. IN THE GULF STREAM...WEST WINDS
6 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST SOUTHEAST 6 TO 11 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ630-240215-
BISCAYNE BAY-
948 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 8 TO 13 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
6 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ656-657-240215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
948 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
9 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE...WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE...WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 9 KNOTS.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 7 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
5 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 6 TO
11 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ676-240215-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
948 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
6 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 KNOTS LATE IN THE
EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHEAST 5 TO 8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.

$$

AMZ610-240215-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
948 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST 7 TO 12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
9 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.