Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
350 AM EDT THU APR 2 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-GMZ606-021630-
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-
350 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE WEATHER GENERALLY QUIET
INTO THE WEEKEND. EAT WIND WILL ALSO CONTINUE AND WILL INCREASE
BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT THIS WEEKEND
NOW LOOKS TO STALL NORTH OF THE LAKE AREA, AND MAY NOT REACH THE
SOUTH FLORIDA WATER. THIS WILL STILL BRING SOME CHANCES FOR
SHOWERS TO MAINLY THE ATLANTIC WATERS BEGINNING SATURDAY EVENING,
WITH THE CHANCE PERSISTING THROUGH THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK.
THIS WILL ALSO HELP TO SLIGHTLY STRENGTHEN THE EAST WIND, WHICH
WILL, IN TURN, BRING SOME ROUGHER SEAS TO THE ATLANTIC WATERS
SUNDAY EVENING.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

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

  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 11 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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AMZ650-670-021630-
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-
350 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. ALONG THE COAST...
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE GULF STREAM...SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST
AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE GULF
STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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AMZ651-671-021630-
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-
350 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

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AMZ630-021630-
BISCAYNE BAY-
350 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ656-657-021630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
350 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE...NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NEARSHORE...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. OFFSHORE...EAST
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ676-021630-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
350 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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AMZ610-021630-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
350 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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