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Colder temperatures for the central and eastern U.S.

A strong cold front has ushered below-normal temperatures to the eastern half of the country for the weekend. Freeze Warnings and Hard Freeze Warnings are in effect for the mid-South and mid-Atlantic.
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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

4NM N Dry Tortugas Light FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Scattered Showers

    NNW 25kt
    6-8ft

    Low: 68 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Isolated Showers

    N 20kt
    5-7ft

    High: 71 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNE 15kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    NE 20kt
    4ft

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NE 15kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    ENE 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NE 10kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    ENE 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    E 15kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 70 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:15 pm EDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12am EDT Mar 28, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 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: A COLD FRONT WILL BLAST THROUGH KEYS WATERS OVERNIGHT. WINDS HAVE ALREADY TURNED NORTHWEST AND FRESHENED ACROSS MOST KEYS WATERS...AND ARE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN FURTHER OUT OF THE NORTH. MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY FRESH BREEZES WILL THEN PREVAIL FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH BALANCE OF THE WEEKEND...AND MODERATE FURTHER THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF MARCH 27...

40 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 24 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 10 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 6 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 5 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 14 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 14 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 10 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

Overnight
NNW wind 20 to 25 kt. Scattered showers, mainly before 4am. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
Saturday
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Isolated showers before 8am. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Saturday Night
NNE wind around 15 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Sunday
NE wind around 20 kt. Sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
Sunday Night
NE wind around 15 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Monday
ENE wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Monday Night
NE wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
ENE wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
E wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 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.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 24.7°N 82.92°W
Last Update: 11:15 pm EDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12am EDT Mar 28, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 3, 2015
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