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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KMFL 110846
CWFMFL

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
346 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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-GMZ606-111730-
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-
346 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

SYNOPSIS
HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE WATERS THROUGH
SATURDAY. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS
SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONGER WINDS AND
HAZARDOUS SEAS BEHIND IT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

GULF STREAM HAZARDS
NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF
FEB 11, 2016 AT 1200 UTC...

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

THIS DATA COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.



AMZ650-670-111730-
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-
346 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION


TODAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

TONIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.



AMZ651-671-111730-
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-
346 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION


TODAY
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TONIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.



AMZ630-111730-
BISCAYNE BAY-
346 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

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

SUNDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

MONDAY
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.



GMZ656-657-111730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
346 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TONIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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



GMZ676-111730-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
346 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.

SATURDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

MONDAY
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET.



AMZ610-111730-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-
346 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

MONDAY
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.