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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
425 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

ATLC COASTAL WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO JUPITER INLET OUT 60 NM

AMZ555-280930-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-
425 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHOPPY ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHOPPY ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. CHOPPY ON THE INTRACOASTAL
WATERS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. CHOPPY ON
THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
LIGHT CHOP ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET. A LIGHT CHOP ON
THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
425 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

ATLC COASTAL WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO JUPITER INLET OUT 60 NM

AMZ575-280930-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-
425 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. A DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
407 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...INCREASING WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...


GMZ870-873-281400-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SC.Y.0015.150228T0200Z-150228T1400Z/
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
407 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 AM EST SATURDAY.


* WINDS AND WAVES: NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS WITH SEAS 3 TO 6
  FEET.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
328 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ873-280545-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
328 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
227 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND...

AMZ555-575-280900-
/O.EXT.KMLB.SI.Y.0008.150227T2100Z-150228T0900Z/
/O.EXT.KMLB.SC.Y.0024.150228T0900Z-150302T0400Z/
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-
227 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 11 PM
EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS.

* WINDS AND SEAS THEREAFTER...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHEAST TO EAST
  AND STRENGTHEN TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 KNOTS ON SATURDAY AND REMAIN
  NEAR 20 KNOTS INTO SUNDAY. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 6 TO 8 FEET NEAR
  SHORE AND 8 TO 10 FEET OFFSHORE BY SATURDAY. BOATING CONDITIONS
  WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
451 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-280015-
FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 0-20 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-INLAND VOLUSIA COUNTY-
NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
451 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
A LINGERING SWELL WILL KEEP A MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS AT
AREA BEACHES. ANYONE VENTURING INTO THE CHILLY SURF SHOULD DO SO
ONLY NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
INCREASING NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PRODUCE POOR BOATING CONDITIONS
THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE ATLANTIC. WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 20
KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE COASTAL WATERS NORTH OF SEBASTIAN
INLET BEFORE SPREADING FURTHER SOUTH THIS EVENING. SEAS UP TO 7
FEET ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT OFFSHORE. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL GO
INTO EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND WITH BUILDING
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET EXPECTED OFFSHORE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

ULRICH


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
537 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

GMZ073-074-272345-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE
20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO SOUTH OF
HALFMOON SHOAL 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
537 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.NOW...
A SMALL CLUSTER OF SHOWERS WILL SPREAD NORTH NORTHEASTWARD NEAR 20
KNOTS ACROSS THE EXTREME OUTER FLORIDA STRAITS 40 NM SOUTH OF WOODS
WALL EAST CRACK. THESE SHOWERS WILL PRODUCE MODERATE RAIN...WIND
GUSTS NEAR 25 KNOTS...AND REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO 4 NM OR LESS
THROUGH 645 PM.

$$

BWC

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
422 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-280000-
COASTAL VOLUSIA-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE OUT TO 20 NM-INDIAN RIVER-INLAND VOLUSIA-MARTIN-
NORTHERN BREVARD-NORTHERN LAKE-OKEECHOBEE-ORANGE-OSCEOLA-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT TO 20 NM-SEMINOLE-
SOUTHERN BREVARD-SOUTHERN LAKE-ST. LUCIE-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET OUT TO 20 NM-
422 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.NOW...

A BAND OF FAST MOVING SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE TOWARD THE
NORTHEAST AROUND 40 MPH MAINLY ACROSS OSCEOLA AND BREVARD COUNTIES.
DESPITE THE COOL SURFACE TEMPERATURES IN THE 50S...DATA FROM THIS
MORNING`S WEATHER BALLOON SHOWS AN AREA OF STEEP LAPSE RATES ABOVE
THE SUBSIDENCE INVERSION BETWEEN 850 AND 700 MB.  COMBINED WITH SOME
UPWARD FORCING...THIS IS SUFFICIENT TO PRODUCE SOME ELEVATED DEEP
CONVECTION WHICH IS PRODUCING OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES.  THIS IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY EVENING. ADDITIONAL SHOWERS WILL
AFFECT OKEECHOBEE TO THE TREASURE COAST AND SPRINKLES WILL BE
POSSIBLE ALONG THE I 4 CORRIDOR...INCLUDING METRO ORLANDO.


&&

ADDITIONAL DETAILS...INCLUDING GRAPHICS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:
HTTP://WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/MLB/BLOG.PHP

$$

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