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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMFL 012001
CWFMFL

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
401 PM EDT WED OCT 1 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-GMZ606-020830-
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-
401 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

SYNOPSIS
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STALL ACROSS THE STATE
THROUGH FRIDAY WITH LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS CONTINUING. THE FIRST
STRONG COLD FRONT OF THE FALL SEASON IS FORECAST TO SWEEP ACROSS
THE LOCAL WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING FROM
THE NORTH IN ITS WAKE ON SUNDAY. SEAS WILL INCREASE BEHIND THE
COLD FRONT FROM THE NORTH, ESPECIALLY OFF THE PALM BEACH
COAST.

GULF STREAM HAZARDS
NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
OCT 01, 2014 AT 1200 UTC...

  1 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FOWEY ROCKS.
  5 NAUTICAL MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PORT EVERGLADES.
  4 NAUTICAL MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LAKE WORTH.
  8 NAUTICAL MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF JUPITER INLET.

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.



AMZ650-670-020830-
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-
401 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE.

THURSDAY
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

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



AMZ651-671-020830-
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-
401 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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

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



AMZ630-020830-
BISCAYNE BAY-
401 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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



GMZ656-657-020830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
401 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD INCREASING TO 3 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

THURSDAY
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
WEST NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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



GMZ676-020830-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
401 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

TONIGHT
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD  INCREASING TO 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS
LESS THAN 1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS.

FRIDAY
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD
0 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.



AMZ610-020830-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
401 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.

FRIDAY
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

SATURDAY
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.