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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMFL 310136
CWFMFL

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
936 PM EDT THU OCT 30 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-GMZ606-311430-
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-
936 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

SYNOPSIS
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TODAY...INCREASING
NORTHWEST WINDS. ANOTEHR STRONGER FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
SATURDAY...INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS FURTHER. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES WILL BE WARRANTED THIS WEEKEND...AND MAY CONTINUE INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

GULF STREAM HAZARDS
NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
OCT 29, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  6 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  3 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.



AMZ650-670-311430-
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-
936 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO WEST NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. ALONG
THE COAST...SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM...SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

SATURDAY
ALONG THE COAST...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE GULF STREAM...WEST NORTHWEST
WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO NORTH NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND
7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
WINDS NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET ALONG THE COAST
AND 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF
STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.



AMZ651-671-311430-
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-
936 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 5 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. ALONG THE
COAST...SEAS 2 TO 3 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 IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO NORTH NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND
7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND
6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
ALONG THE COAST TO EAST NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE GULF
STREAM. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET ALONG
THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE
GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.



AMZ630-311430-
BISCAYNE BAY-
936 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY.

SUNDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.

MONDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.



GMZ656-657-311430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
936 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. NEARSHORE...SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. OFFSHORE...SEAS AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY
NEARSHORE...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. OFFSHORE...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
25 KNOTS...SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET
BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH
NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET NEARSHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
NEARSHORE AND NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.



GMZ676-311430-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
936 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS
8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

TUESDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET.



AMZ610-311430-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
936 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.

FRIDAY
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.

TUESDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.