Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
945 PM EDT MON MAY 2 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-GMZ606-031415-
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-
945 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL TURN SOUTH-SOUTHWESTERLY ON TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING FRONT. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES WILL INCREASE THROUGH MID WEEK, WITH THE BEST COVERAGE ON
WEDNESDAY AS THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH SOUTH FLORIDA. VERY DRY
NORTHWESTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT LATE WEEK.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 30, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-031415-
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-
945 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...ALONG THE COAST...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. NORTH NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. IN THE
GULF STREAM...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-031415-
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-
945 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 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
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST
AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF
STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY 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. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ630-031415-
BISCAYNE BAY-
945 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ656-657-031415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
945 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ676-031415-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
945 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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AMZ610-031415-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
945 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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