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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMFL 300822
CWFMFL

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
422 AM 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-GMZ606-301715-
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-
422 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

SYNOPSIS
HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETREAT SOUTHWARD TODAY. A PAIR OF
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. WINDS AND
SEAS WILL INCREASE IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONTS...AND SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED THIS WEEKEND.

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.



AMZ650-670-301715-
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-
422 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

TODAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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

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

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS IN THE
GULF STREAM. ALONG THE COAST...SEAS AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. IN
THE GULF STREAM...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. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
ALONG THE COAST...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. IN THE GULF STREAM...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET ALONG THE COAST AND
8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.
EAST SWELL AROUND 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO NORTH NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 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 CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

MONDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



AMZ651-671-301715-
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-
422 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

TODAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. 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. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
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
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY 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.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG
THE COAST TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. 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 CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

MONDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.



AMZ630-301715-
BISCAYNE BAY-
422 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



GMZ656-657-301715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
422 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

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

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

SATURDAY
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND
NORTH NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS
OFFSHORE. NEARSHORE...SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. OFFSHORE...SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NEARSHORE
AND NORTH NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS OFFSHORE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE. NEARSHORE...SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
OFFSHORE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
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.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OFFSHORE.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.



GMZ676-301715-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
422 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

TODAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTH 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. SCATTERED SHOWERS...MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.

SATURDAY
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

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 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.



AMZ610-301715-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
422 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

TODAY
VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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

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

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