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 WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD SOUTHWARD DOWN THE
FLORIDA PENINSULA FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...RESULTING IN INCREASING
NORTHEAST TO EAST BREEZES. FRESH TO STRONG NORTHEAST TO EAST BREEZES
ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF MAY 24...
46 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
37 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
17 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
9 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
12 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
25 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
18 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
12 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
Overnight: Variable winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. nearshore waters smooth to a light chop.
Friday: North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers off the upper keys.
Friday Night: Northeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop. Isolated showers.
Saturday: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots...increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas around 2 feet...building to 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop...becoming choppy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night And Sunday: Northeast to east winds near 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Isolated showers.
Sunday Night: Northeast to east winds near 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Isolated showers.
Monday: Northeast to east winds near 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night: Northeast to east winds near 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night: East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
*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.
Lat: 25.01 Lon: -80.38 Elev: 0
Last Update on May 23, 11:00 pm EST
|Wind:||W 7 KT|
|Air Temperature:||82 °F (28 °C)|
|Water Temperature:||79 °F (26 °C)|
|Dominant Wave Period:||NA|
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