Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
415 PM EDT MON MAY 4 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-GMZ606-050915-
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-
415 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM NEAR THE BAHAMAS TONIGHT OR
TUESDAY...AND WILL BE THE MAIN WEATHER INFLUENCE ON SOUTH FLORIDA
WEATHER FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK. EASTERLY WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS AND
HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY
MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE WIDESPREAD TUESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET THROUGH TUESDAY...HIGHEST
OFF PALM BEACH COUNTY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
MAY 04, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-050915-
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-
415 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
IN THE GULF STREAM...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO WEST
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS IN THE
GULF STREAM. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
THE DAY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST LATE IN THE EVENING. IN THE GULF
STREAM...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST 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 SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.

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AMZ651-671-050915-
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-
415 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

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

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AMZ630-050915-
BISCAYNE BAY-
415 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

$$

GMZ656-657-050915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
415 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2
FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NEARSHORE...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
OFFSHORE...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE
AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ676-050915-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
415 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
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 A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-050915-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
415 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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