Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1043 AM EDT MON APR 27 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-GMZ606-280315-
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 ACROSS THE REGION WILL WEAKEN TODAY AS
A COLD FRONT SINKS SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGIONAL WATERS TODAY
THROUGH THURSDAY AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT FORECAST TO ENTER
THE CENTRAL GULF TUESDAY NIGHT AND INTO THE EASTERN GULF WEDNESDAY
NIGHT.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 24, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-280315-
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-
1043 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...ALONG THE COAST...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE GULF STREAM...
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM...EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO WEST SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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 AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...WEST 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. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WINDS NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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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AMZ651-671-280315-
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-
1043 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...ALONG THE COAST...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE GULF
STREAM...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM...EAST
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO WEST SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. ALONG
THE COAST...SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM...SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...WEST 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. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...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. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ630-280315-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1043 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ656-657-280315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
WEST NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTHWEST 10 TO 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.

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GMZ676-280315-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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AMZ610-280315-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1043 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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