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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
418 PM EDT WED SEP 17 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-GMZ606-180930-
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-
418 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...EXPECT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE GULF WEAKENS. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL BRING
CONTINUED UNSETTLED WEATHER THROUGH AT LEAST THE WEEKEND. THERE IS
A LONG PERIOD SWELL IN THE ATLANTIC WATERS WHICH WILL CONTINUE
FOR AT LEAST TODAY AND INTO TOMORROW.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
SEP 17, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  1 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

$$

AMZ650-670-180930-
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-
418 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. EAST
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. EAST NORTHEAST
SWELL AROUND 3 FEET IN THE EVENING. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN
THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
MORNING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN
THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ651-671-180930-
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-
418 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ630-180930-
BISCAYNE BAY-
418 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ656-657-180930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
418 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

$$

GMZ676-180930-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ610-180930-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
418 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

$$




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