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Severe weather threat moves to the Gulf Coast on Monday

Severe weather will continue overnight for a large part of Texas before finally pushing east. The areas with the greatest risk of severe weather on Monday will be along the western and central Gulf Coast where damaging winds will be the primary threat. In addition, heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding potential.
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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

4NM N Dry Tortugas Light FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Isolated Showers

    S 10kt
    2ft

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Isolated Showers

    SE 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 81 °F

  • Tuesday

    Scattered Showers

    S 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    Light Wind
    2ft

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Scattered Showers

    SSW 15kt
    3-4ft

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    W 15kt
    4ft

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Scattered Showers

    NW 15kt
    3-5ft

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    NW 10kt
    5-6ft

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Isolated Showers

    NNW 15kt
    5ft

    High: 82 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:15 am EDT Apr 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 6am EDT Apr 27, 2015-6pm EDT May 3, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE THAT EXTENDED ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA AND THE KEYS THIS PAST WEEKEND WILL MOVE EASTWARD TODAY. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO TONIGHT...MOVING EASTWARD ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...REACHING THE COAST OF NORTH CAROLINA ON THURSDAY MORNING.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF APRIL 24TH...

37 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 31 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 31 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 31 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 18 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 5 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 5 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 4 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

Today
S wind 5 to 10 kt. Isolated showers after 8am. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
NE wind around 10 kt becoming SE after midnight. Isolated showers. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday
SSW wind around 15 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Wednesday Night
W wind around 15 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 4 ft.
Thursday
NW wind around 15 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Thursday Night
NW wind around 10 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Friday
NNW wind 10 to 15 kt. Isolated showers. Seas around 5 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.

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Point Forecast: 24.7°N 82.92°W
Last Update: 4:15 am EDT Apr 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 6am EDT Apr 27, 2015-6pm EDT May 3, 2015
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