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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1041 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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-GMZ606-162000-
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-
1041 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL MOVE LITTLE THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS THE FLORIDA STRAITS. THE FRONT WILL THEN MOVE
BACK THROUGH SOUTH FLORIDA LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY AS A WARM
FRONT. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR SHOWERS AND EVEN A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE LOCAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY. ADDITIONALLY A
SMALL NORTHEAST SWELL WILL ALSO AFFECT THE PALM BEACH WATERS LATE
TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY.



.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...SEAS BUILDING TO 7 FEET IN THE PALM BEACH
WATERS THURSDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 14, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  5 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 17 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  7 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

$$

AMZ650-670-162000-
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-
1041 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 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. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...ALONG THE COAST...SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. IN THE GULF STREAM...SOUTH
WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST 8 TO 13 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 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 LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 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. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ651-671-162000-
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-
1041 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST 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...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. ALONG THE
COAST...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. IN THE
GULF STREAM...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 19 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 LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ630-162000-
BISCAYNE BAY-
1041 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. BAY WATERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. BAY WATERS LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
9 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

$$

GMZ656-657-162000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
1041 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
6 TO 11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ676-162000-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1041 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

AMZ610-162000-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
1041 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 7 TO
12 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO
18 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

$$




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