Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
932 PM 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-GMZ606-251415-
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-
932 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT
THE LOCAL WATERS THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEKEND, AS THE REGION
REMAINS UNDER A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT ON THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERY
OF STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE WESTERN ATLANTIC BASIN.
EAST/NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20-25 KNOTS, WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS WILL CONTINUE TO PREVAIL OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS, ALONG
WITH ROUGH SEAS. WHILE CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO GRADUALLY
IMPROVE OVER THE GULF WATERS, SMALL CRAFT WILL STILL NEED TO
EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH TONIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT MAINLY OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS. BOATING
CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO IMPROVE EARLY NEXT WEEK AS THE FLOW
WEAKENS AND SHIFTS TO THE SOUTHEAST ALONG WITH IMPROVING SEAS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AND SEAS IN EXCESS OF 7 FEET.

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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AMZ650-670-251415-
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-
932 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
11 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-251415-
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-
932 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

.REST OF 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-251415-
BISCAYNE BAY-
932 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-251415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
932 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NEARSHORE, EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS
BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. OFFSHORE, EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ676-251415-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
932 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

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AMZ610-251415-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
932 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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