Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
943 AM EST MON JAN 26 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-GMZ606-270315-
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-
943 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL EXIT THE WATERS TO THE SOUTHEAST BY
THIS AFTERNOON...WITH STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING SOUTHWARD INTO
THE REGION BEHIND IT. THE HIGH WILL CONTINUE TO DOMINATE...BUT
GRADUALLY WEAKEN...THROUGH THE WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS BUILDING TO 7 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 9 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
JAN 23, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

  4 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-270315-
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-
943 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.

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AMZ651-671-270315-
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-
943 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-270315-
BISCAYNE BAY-
943 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-270315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
943 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-270315-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
943 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. NORTH
NORTHEAST SWELL 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NORTH
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 3 FEET LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.

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AMZ610-270315-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
943 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING.
LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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