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FZUS52 KMFL 232033
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
433 PM EDT WED APR 23 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-GMZ606-240915-
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-
433 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVERHEAD WILL KEEP LIGHT WINDS AND
DIMINISHING SEAS THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND.
SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TOWARD THE BEGINNING OF NEXT
WEEK AS THE HIGH MOVES EAST.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 23, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
 12 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 12 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
 14 NAUTICAL MILES NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

$$

AMZ650-670-240915-
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-
433 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED LIGHT
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ651-671-240915-
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-
433 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...ALONG THE COAST...EAST WINDS 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 6 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE GULF STREAM...
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED LIGHT
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

AMZ630-240915-
BISCAYNE BAY-
433 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED LIGHT
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
5 TO 7 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ656-657-240915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
433 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NEARSHORE...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. OFFSHORE...
WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
5 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 6 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST SOUTHEAST 9 TO 14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ676-240915-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
433 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
7 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

AMZ610-240915-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
433 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
6 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS LIGHT CHOP.

$$

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