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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KMFL

FZUS52 KMFL 220158
CWFMFL

Coastal Waters Forecast for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
958 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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-GMZ606-221415-
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-
958 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SYNOPSIS
A modest north to northwest wind surge will
overspread the region late this evening and overnight, bringing a
brief period of hazardous boating conditions across most of the
local waters. Conditions will improve on Friday, with prevailing
east northeast winds through the weekend generally less than 10
knots.

GULF STREAM HAZARDS
North northwest winds increasing to 20 to
25 knots late tonight. Seas up to 6 feet.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of
Mar 21, 2019 at 1200 UTC...

  2 nautical miles southeast of Fowey Rocks.
 10 nautical miles east southeast of Port Everglades.
  1 nautical miles east of Lake Worth.
  4 nautical miles southeast of Jupiter Inlet.

This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.



AMZ650-670-221415-
Coastal waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL out
20 NM-
Waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
958 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING


REST OF TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6
feet. Period 5 seconds. North northeast swell 3 feet late in the
evening. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

FRIDAY
North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 5 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas
to 6 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 7 seconds.
Intracoastal waters a light chop.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
East winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a
moderate chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots along the coast to
east 10 to 15 knots in the Gulf Stream. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.
Slight chance of showers.

MONDAY
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Along the coast, east southeast winds around
10 knots becoming south southeast late in the evening, then
becoming west southwest around 5 knots after midnight. In the
Gulf Stream, east southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in
the morning. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light
chop. Chance of showers.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in the
evening. Seas around 2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers.



AMZ651-671-221415-
Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM
excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas-
958 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING


REST OF TONIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
northwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional
seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.

FRIDAY
North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
5 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional
seas to 5 feet. Period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate
chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 6 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

SATURDAY
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 7 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers.

MONDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Intracoastal waters a light chop. Chance of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of
showers.

TUESDAY
North winds around 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Intracoastal waters smooth. Slight chance of showers.



AMZ630-221415-
Biscayne Bay-
958 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


REST OF TONIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters
choppy.

FRIDAY
North winds 5 to 15 knots. Bay waters a moderate chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

SATURDAY
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a moderate chop.

MONDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
North northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.



GMZ656-657-221415-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
958 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


REST OF TONIGHT
North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Period 4 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop.

FRIDAY
North northwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Period 5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 6 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
northwest in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Period
5 seconds. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots becoming east
northeast late in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

MONDAY
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
northwest in the evening. Seas less than 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

MONDAY NIGHT
North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less
than 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.



GMZ676-221415-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
958 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT FRIDAY


REST OF TONIGHT
North northwest winds around 20 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 4 seconds.

FRIDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Period 6 seconds.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Period 6 seconds.

SATURDAY
North northeast winds 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Period 5 seconds.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
East winds 5 to 15 knots. Seas
around 2 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.

MONDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north northeast in
the evening. Seas less than 2 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots. Seas less than
2 feet.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet.



AMZ610-221415-
Lake Okeechobee-
958 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


REST OF TONIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters
choppy.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake waters a moderate
chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake
waters a light chop.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
a light chop.

MONDAY
East southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds around 5 knots in the evening
becoming variable winds less than 5 knots, then becoming west
around 5 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth.

TUESDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.