Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
429 PM 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-GMZ606-280915-
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 OVER THE
NEXT FEW DAYS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
REGIONAL WATERS 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 27, 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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AMZ650-670-280915-
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-
429 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST 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 IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE
GULF STREAM...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST 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.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.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 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH 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.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO EAST NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ651-671-280915-
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-
429 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WINDS SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. 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. 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.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 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.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO AROUND 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ630-280915-
BISCAYNE BAY-
429 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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GMZ656-657-280915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
429 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NEARSHORE...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE...SOUTH SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST 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...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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 NEARSHORE AND
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH
NORTHWEST AROUND 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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ676-280915-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
429 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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AMZ610-280915-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
429 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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

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