Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
412 PM EDT THU MAY 5 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-GMZ606-060915-
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-
412 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE IS BUILDING AT THE SURFACE ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA IN
THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT PASSAGE. EXPECT GENERALLY DRY CONDITIONS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAY 05, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-060915-
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-
412 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO WEST
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-060915-
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-
412 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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AMZ630-060915-
BISCAYNE BAY-
412 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-060915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
412 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016



.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NEARSHORE...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE...NORTH
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ676-060915-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
412 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.

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AMZ610-060915-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
412 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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