Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1043 AM 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-GMZ606-032000-
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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AMZ650-670-032000-
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 SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

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

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AMZ651-671-032000-
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 SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

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

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AMZ630-032000-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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GMZ656-657-032000-
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 SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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GMZ676-032000-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ610-032000-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1043 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN
THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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