Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
943 AM 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-GMZ606-050215-
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...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 OF 20-25 KNOTS ARE
POSSIBLE...ALONG WITH HAZARDOUS SEAS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE WIDESPREAD TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS OF 6 TO 8 FEET THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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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AMZ650-670-050215-
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-
943 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS
BECOMING 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY
IN EXPOSED AREAS. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
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 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.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST 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.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ651-671-050215-
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-
943 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...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. SCATTERED SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...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. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH 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.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...EAST 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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AMZ630-050215-
BISCAYNE BAY-
943 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. 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...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ656-657-050215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
943 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

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GMZ676-050215-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
943 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

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AMZ610-050215-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
943 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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