Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for East Central Florida
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
257 PM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

Atlantic coastal waters from Flagler Beach to Jupiter Inlet out 60 nm.

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest
one third of the waves, along with the occasional height of the
average highest ten percent of the waves.

AMZ500-291000-
Synopsis for Flagler Beach to Jupiter Inlet out to 60 nm-
257 PM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

.SYNOPSIS...A mid level ridge axis will remain across Florida,
before shifting southeast across the western Atlantic into late
week. A cold front will approach the state of Florida tonight and
dissipate over central Florida Thursday as strong high pressure
settles into the Mid-Atlantic states by Thursday night. As winds
freshen out of the northeast early Thursday, seas will become
hazardous by late Thursday particularly over the Gulf Stream. A
weak frontal boundary will stall across the northern Gulf and into
the Carolinas this weekend which will bring the chance for
showers and a few storms.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...South winds 15 to 20 knots today.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream
based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Wednesday,
February 28th.

41 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet.
35 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral.
30 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet.
22 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet.
15 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.


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AMZ550-291000-
Flagler Beach to Volusia-Brevard County Line 0-20 nm-
257 PM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning, then, becoming
northwest towards daybreak. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A dominant period
5 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet, building to 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 7 feet in the afternoon. A dominant period
6 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming east
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional
seas to 7 feet. A dominant period 8 seconds. Choppy on the
intracoastal waters. A slight chance of showers in the evening,
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal
waters. A chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming south
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas to 6 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal waters. A slight
chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A
light chop on the intracoastal waters. A slight chance of showers
in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ552-291000-
Volusia-Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 0-20 nm-
257 PM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the evening, then, becoming southwest after
midnight, becoming northwest towards daybreak. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A dominant period 5 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal
waters.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet, building to 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet in the afternoon. A dominant period
9 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 7 feet. A dominant period 8 seconds. A
light chop on the intracoastal waters. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal
waters. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal
waters. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal
waters. A slight chance of showers in the morning. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ555-291000-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 0-20 nm-
257 PM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning, then, becoming
west towards daybreak. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A dominant period
9 seconds. A light chop on the intracoastal waters.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A dominant period
9 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. A dominant period 8 seconds. A
light chop on the intracoastal waters. A slight chance of showers
in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal
waters.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. A light chop on the intracoastal
waters.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A moderate chop on the intracoastal
waters. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ570-291000-
Flagler Beach to Volusia-Brevard County Line 20-60 nm-
257 PM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots late in the evening, then, becoming west 5 to 10 knots
after midnight, becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots towards
daybreak. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A
dominant period 9 seconds.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming northeast 20 to
25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
to 6 feet, building to 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas to
10 feet in the afternoon. A dominant period 7 seconds. A slight
chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 20 to 25 knots, diminishing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas to
11 feet. A dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers in the
evening, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ572-291000-
Volusia-Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20-60 nm-
257 PM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning, then, becoming
west 5 to 10 knots towards daybreak. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A dominant period 9 seconds.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas
to 5 feet, building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 7 feet
in the afternoon. A dominant period 6 seconds. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas to 10 feet. A dominant period 8 seconds. A
slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 7 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers in the
morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ575-291000-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-
257 PM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots towards daybreak. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A dominant period
9 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A dominant period
8 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 7 feet. A dominant period 8 seconds. A
slight chance of showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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