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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMFL 240146
CWFMFL

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
946 PM EDT THU OCT 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-GMZ606-241445-
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-
946 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

SYNOPSIS
NON-TROPICAL LOW PRESSURE OVER THE FAR SOUTHEASTERN
GULF OF MEXICO WILL MOVE EAST NORTHEAST ACROSS THE FLORIDA STRAITS
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. THIS WILL LEAD TO INCREASING WINDS OVER
THE LOCAL WATERS DURING THIS TIME. THE LOW WILL EXIT THE AREA INTO
THE BAHAMAS LATE FRIDAY WITH DECREASING WINDS AND SEAS.

GULF STREAM HAZARDS
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FEET TONIGHT AND 9 TO 12
FEET ON FRIDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL
OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF OCT 22, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  3 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  6 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.



AMZ650-670-241445-
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-
946 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8
FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

SATURDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



AMZ651-671-241445-
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-
946 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35
KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS VERY ROUGH IN
EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

SATURDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.



AMZ630-241445-
BISCAYNE BAY-
946 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.

SATURDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ656-657-241445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
946 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ676-241445-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
946 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT FRIDAY


REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

SATURDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.



AMZ610-241445-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
946 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

SATURDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.