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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMFL 182036
CWFMFL

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
436 PM EDT SAT APR 18 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.

AMZ600-GMZ606-190230-
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-


SYNOPSIS
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH
TUESDAY. UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO TO
ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA WILL INCREASE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER
THE LOCAL WATERS THROUGH THE EARLY PART OF NEXT WEEK. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO SOUTH FLORIDA ON WEDNESDAY AND BECOME STATIONARY
THROUGH THURSDAY. THIS FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL KEEP SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA. WINDS WILL INCREASE SLIGHTLY SUNDAY
AND SUNDAY NIGHT, OTHERWISE THEY WILL REMAIN AT LIGHT LEVELS
THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD.

GULF STREAM HAZARDS
NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
APR 17, 2015 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.



AMZ650-670-190230-
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-
436 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS
IN AND NEAR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS
IN AND NEAR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE IN
THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT
BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.



AMZ651-671-190230-
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-
436 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

TONIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS IN AND NEAR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

TUESDAY
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.



AMZ630-190230-
BISCAYNE BAY-
436 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

TONIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS IN AND NEAR SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

SUNDAY
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST IN
THE EVENING. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ656-657-190230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
436 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

TONIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

SUNDAY
NEARSHORE...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. OFFSHORE...
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE MORNING. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ676-190230-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
436 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUESDAY
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE EVENING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
IN THE MORNING. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



AMZ610-190230-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
436 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

TONIGHT
WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS IN AND NEAR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE
WINDS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
EVENING.

TUESDAY
WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE EVENING. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS LIKELY.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.