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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1014 AM EST SAT JAN 31 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.

AMZ651-671-010415-
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-
1014 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN
THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...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. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 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 MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1002 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015


AMZ651-671-010000-
/O.CON.KMFL.SC.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150201T0000Z/
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-
1002 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING.

WINDS AND WAVES: NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS WILL REMAIN
AROUND 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER SEAS POSSIBLE IN THE GULF
STREAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 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.

&&

$$


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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
339 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015


FLZ168-172-173-011200-
/O.EXT.KMFL.RP.S.0007.150131T1500Z-150202T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
339 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS. SWIMMING IS NOT ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
631 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
010200-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-INLAND COLLIER-
INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI DADE-METRO MIAMI DADE-
MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
631 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS LIKELY TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY EAST COAST...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
EAST COAST BEACHES.

WIND: WINDS OF 20 KTS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS OVER
THE ATLANTIC WATERS TODAY FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.

WAVES: SEAS AROUND 7 FEET ARE EXPECTED IN AND NEAR THE GULF
STREAM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS WILL REMAIN LIKELY ALONG THE ATLANTIC
BEACHES SUNDAY. WINDS AND SEAS MAY REACH OR NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS
OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS ON TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
433 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-011000-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
433 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING WILL GRADUALLY
DIMINISH TODAY. GULF AND BAY WATERS COULD BE CHOPPY UNTIL WINDS
SUBSIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
TWO COLD FRONTS WILL IMPACT OUR REGION NEXT WEEK. THE FIRST WILL
APPROACH THE REGION MONDAY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY. OVERALL THUNDERSTORM CHANCES ARE 10 PERCENT OR LESS.

THE SECOND FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS TO THE REGION BEGINNING
WEDNESDAY OR WEDNESDAY NIGHT WHICH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST
THURSDAY. THERE IS SOME POTENTIAL FOR MORE ORGANIZED SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WITH THIS FRONT...BUT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
ARE NOT EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

JILLSON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
417 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-312200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE
OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN
INLET OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
INLAND VOLUSIA-NORTHERN LAKE-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-COASTAL VOLUSIA-
SOUTHERN LAKE-NORTHERN BREVARD-
417 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
A LINGERING SWELL WILL PRODUCE A LOW TO MODERATE THREAT FOR RIP
CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA TODAY. THE THREAT
WILL BE HIGHEST THROUGH THE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. CHECK
WITH THE LOCAL BEACH PATROL FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING
OCEAN HAZARDS. IF YOU DECIDE TO ENTER THE CHILLY SURF TODAY SWIM
ONLY WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFEGUARD.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE
CHOPPY SEAS UP TO 7 FEET OVER THE GULF STREAM THROUGH THIS
MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT OVER THESE
WATERS FOR THESE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS. ELSEWHERE...SMALL
CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
A MODERATE ONSHORE BREEZE IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST
OF THIS WEEKEND...WITH GENERALLY POOR CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT
OPERATION. WINDS AND SEAS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT AS THE NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES AND THEN
PUSHES THROUGH EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

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

$$

WEITLICH


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1056 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

GMZ073-074-311700-
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-
1056 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
AN AREA OF SHOWERS CONTINUES TO MOVE SOUTHWEST AT AROUND 12 KNOTS
ACROSS THE WATERS SOUTH OF THE MIDDLE KEYS...BEYOND 25 NAUTICAL MILES
SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT. THROUGH NOON...MARINERS MAY ENCOUNTER
BRIEF PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL WITH THESE SHOWERS ACCOMPANIED
BY REDUCTION IN VISIBILITY...AND BRIEF WIND GUSTS UP TO 18 KNOTS.

$$

KN

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