Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
418 PM EST FRI FEB 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-GMZ606-251000-
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-
418 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL COVER OUR REGION THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT BEFORE ANOTHER STRONGER REGION OF HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS NORTH OF OUR REGION LATE SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
MEANWHILE...A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTHWARD AND BECOME
DIFFUSE LATE SUNDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS OF UP TO 6 FEET AND OCCASIONALLY
HIGHER WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AND AGAIN LATE
THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK PARTICULARLY ACROSS THE GULF
STREAM WATERS OF PALM BEACH COUNTY.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEBRUARY 25, 2017 UTC...

  6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-251000-
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-
418 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG
THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-251000-
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-
418 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-251000-
BISCAYNE BAY-
418 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-251000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
418 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NEARSHORE, SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS
BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE,
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NEARSHORE, EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE, NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-251000-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.

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AMZ610-251000-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
418 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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