Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1027 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

FLORIDA BAY...HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO
SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS...AND THE EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF
MEXICO...INCLUDING THE FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

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.

GMZ005-020830-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
1027 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ANCHORED ACROSS CENTRAL
FLORIDA THROUGH THE REST OF THIS WEEK. GENTLE TO MODERATE EAST TO
SOUTHEASTERLY BREEZES ARE EXPECTED.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF SEPTEMBER
1...

23 NM S OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
 8 NM S OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
 8 NM S OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
10 NM S OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
15 NM S OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
11 NM SE OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
 6 NM SE OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
 1 NM E OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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GMZ031-020830-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
1027 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ032-035-020830-
BAYSIDE AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE-
GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON
SHOAL OUT TO 5 FATHOMS-
1027 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ042>044-020830-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT TO THE REEF-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE OUT
TO THE REEF-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
OUT TO THE REEF-
1027 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ052>055-072>075-020830-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO SOUTH OF
HALFMOON SHOAL OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY
TORTUGAS OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO SOUTH OF
HALFMOON SHOAL 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY
TORTUGAS 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
1027 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ033-034-020830-
GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT
AND BEYOND 5 FATHOMS-
GULF OF MEXICO INCLUDING DRY TORTUGAS AND REBECCA SHOAL CHANNEL-
1027 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10
TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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DEVANAS




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