Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1144 AM EST WED FEB 22 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-GMZ606-230515-
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-
1144 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO BRING SHOWERS
AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS TO SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS BEGINNING IN
THE EARLY MORNING HOURS, AND POSSIBLY LASTING UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING. THE WIND ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYSTEM BRINGS HAZARDOUS WIND
SPEEDS TODAY OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS. EXERCISE CAUTION FOR THE
GULF WATERS, BAY AND THE LAKE TODAY. CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO
IMPROVE ON FRIDAY, AS A COLD FRONT EXITS THE AREA, WITH QUIET
WEATHER FORECAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 20, 2017 AT 1200 UTC...

 13 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 22 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.


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AMZ650-670-230515-
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-
1144 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTH SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS IN
THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...ALONG THE COAST, WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. IN THE
GULF STREAM, SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST...THEN BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-230515-
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-
1144 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTH SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG THE
COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET IN THE GULF
STREAM. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 6 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.

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AMZ630-230515-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1144 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-230515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
1144 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NEARSHORE, SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS, SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. OFFSHORE,
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS, SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO AROUND 2 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND WEST
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. PERIOD 7 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NEARSHORE, NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. OFFSHORE,
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL TO
5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-230515-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1144 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET.

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AMZ610-230515-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1144 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.

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