Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
503 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 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-GMZ606-041015-
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-


.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD AND SHIFT EAST INTO THE
ATLANTIC TODAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE BAHAMAS EARLY
THIS WEEK AND SLOWLY LIFT TO THE NORTHEAST. A SMALL NORTHEAST LONG
PERIOD SWELL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AFFECTING THE ATLANTIC WATERS
THIS MORNING AND LASTING THROUGH MONDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET THIS MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY. SEAS FORECAST TO BUILD TO 6 TO 8 FEET MONDAY NIGHT.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAY 01, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

  3 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-041015-
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-
503 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NORTH
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ651-671-041015-
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-
503 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS
BECOMING 5 SECONDS IN THE EVENING. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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 LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ630-041015-
BISCAYNE BAY-
503 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ656-657-041015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
503 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ676-041015-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
503 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ610-041015-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
503 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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