Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
338 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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-GMZ606-221630-
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-
338 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY DISSIPATE TODAY WHILE MOVING
SOUTHWARD INTO THE LAKE OKEECHOBEE REGION. THIS WILL KEEP THE
MOISTURE IN PLACE OVER SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY ALLOWING FOR SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY OVER THE LAKE OKEECHOBEE AND GULF
WATERS OF SOUTH FLORIDA.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAY 22, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 15 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  9 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-221630-
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-
338 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

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AMZ651-671-221630-
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-
338 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

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AMZ630-221630-
BISCAYNE BAY-
338 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-221630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
338 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE
AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ676-221630-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
338 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ610-221630-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
338 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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