Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
350 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

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-GMZ606-031000-
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-
350 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

.SYNOPSIS...A weak cold front will be moving slowly southward
towards South Florida on Wednesday and through South Florida
Wednesday night into Thursday. This will allow for the wind flow to
swing from a southwest direction on Wednesday to a northerly
direction on Thursday. There could be a few showers over Lake
Okeechobee ahead of the front and over the Atlantic waters. Seas
will be 6 feet or less through Thursday.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Mar 02, 2021 at 1200 UTC...

 12 nautical miles east southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 16 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
 11 nautical miles east northeast of Lake Worth.
 11 nautical miles east northeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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AMZ650-670-031000-
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-
350 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 9 seconds becoming
3 seconds after midnight. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots along the coast to west southwest 15 to 20 knots
with gusts to around 25 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to
3 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet
in the Gulf Stream. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots with
gusts to around 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
to 5 feet along the coast and 3 to 5 feet with occasional to
6 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters
a light chop. Chance of showers through the night.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 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. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with
gusts to around 20 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 a light chop.
Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds around 10 knots. In the Gulf
Stream, gusts up to 20 knots in the morning. Seas 2 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. In the
Gulf Stream, gusts up to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
5 to 10 knots in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal
waters a light chop. Chance of showers in the morning, then
showers and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 20 knots. Gusts up to
30 knots. Along the coast, seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
to 5 feet. In the Gulf Stream, seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional
seas to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to
9 feet after midnight. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet
along the coast and 8 to 10 feet with occasional to 13 feet in
the Gulf Stream. North northeast swell 3 feet. Intracoastal
waters choppy in exposed areas. Chance of showers in the
morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

$$

AMZ651-671-031000-
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-
350 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds. Intracoastal
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots with
gusts to around 25 knots. Seas around 2 feet along the coast and
2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the Gulf Stream. Period
4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots along the coast to north
5 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots in the Gulf Stream.
Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period
7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 15 knots with gusts
to around 20 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. Chance of showers in the
evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to 5 feet in the
Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight chance
of showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers
in the evening.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west southwest
in the evening. Gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers in the
morning, then showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
around 2 feet along the coast and 2 to 4 feet with occasional to
5 feet in the Gulf Stream. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers
through the night.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Along the coast, seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas
to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet
in the afternoon. In the Gulf Stream, seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet building to 7 to 9 feet with
occasional seas to 11 feet in the afternoon. North swell 3 feet
in the afternoon. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.
Slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ630-031000-
Biscayne Bay-
350 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots with
gusts to around 20 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters
a light chop. Chance of showers in the evening, then slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west southwest
in the evening. Bay waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers in
the morning, then showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up
to 25 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers in
the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Bay waters choppy.

$$

GMZ656-657-031000-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
350 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots with
gusts to around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 3 seconds.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots nearshore
and north northeast 10 to 20 knots offshore. Gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots becoming east 5 knots in the afternoon, then
becoming west southwest in the evening. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots becoming east southeast
late in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers in the morning, then showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 20 knots nearshore and north
northeast 15 to 20 knots offshore. Gusts up to 30 knots
offshore. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with
occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas around 2 feet nearshore and 2 to 4 feet with
occasional to 5 feet offshore. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop.

$$

GMZ676-031000-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
350 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 10 knots. Seas less than
2 feet. Period 2 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west
northwest with gusts to around 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas
around 2 feet. Period 3 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots with
gusts to around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds around 15 knots. Gusts
up to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots becoming north northwest 5 knots in the evening.
Seas around 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds around 5 knots becoming
east southeast in the morning. Seas less than 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
northwest 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet 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.

$$

AMZ610-031000-
Lake Okeechobee-
350 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots. Lake waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers
in the morning. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
southwest in the afternoon, then becoming northwest in the
evening. Lake waters a light chop. Showers likely through the
day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots. Lake waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers
in the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Lake waters a moderate chop.

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Baxter



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