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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMFL 242117
CWFMFL

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 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-GMZ606-250330-
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-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

SYNOPSIS
LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER
THE LOCAL WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY AS WEAK LOW PRESSURE FORMS ALONG
A FRONT WHICH WILL BE NEARLY STATIONARY OVER THE NORTHEASTERN GULF
OF MEXICO. THIS FRONT WILL BEGIN TO MOVE SOUTH ON TUESDAY NIGHT
AND MOVE THROUGH SOUTH FLORIDA ON WEDNESDAY. AHEAD OF THE FRONT,
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE, ESPECIALLY ON
TUESDAY NIGHT. NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE AND BECOME GUSTY BEHIND
THE FRONT ON WEDNESDAY AND CONTINUE ON THANKSGIVING DAY. MARINE
CONDITIONS WILL BECOME QUITE ROUGH ON WEDNESDAY, ESPECIALLY OVER
THE OUTER GULF OF MEXICO WATERS AND OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHEAST ON FRIDAY BUT REMAIN
ON THE MODERATE TO STRONG SIDE.

GULF STREAM HAZARDS
NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
NOV 24, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  2 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  6 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
 10 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  7 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.



AMZ650-670-250330-
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-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
ALONG THE COAST...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON...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 4 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH 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. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.



AMZ651-671-250330-
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-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
ALONG THE COAST...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. IN THE GULF STREAM...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

THURSDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO NORTH NORTHEAST 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.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.



AMZ630-250330-
BISCAYNE BAY-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.



GMZ656-657-250330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
NEARSHORE...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. OFFSHORE...WEST WINDS
15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS INCREASING TO 8 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTH 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.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.



GMZ676-250330-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 11 FEET.

THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 8 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 5 FEET.



AMZ610-250330-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
417 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.