Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
422 AM EDT WED JUN 3 2015

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.

GMZ005-031430-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
422 AM EDT WED JUN 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD TROUGH WILL STRETCH FROM THE EASTERN GULF OF
MEXICO TO THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF
JUNE FIRST...

39 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
32 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
34 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
40 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
36 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
19 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
15 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.

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GMZ031-031430-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BLACKWATER SOUND, BUTTONWOOD SOUND, AND
BARNES SOUND-
422 AM EDT WED JUN 3 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10
KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ032-035-031430-
BAYSIDE AND GULFSIDE 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-
422 AM EDT WED JUN 3 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10
KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ042>044-031430-
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-
422 AM EDT WED JUN 3 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ052>055-072>075-031430-
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-
422 AM EDT WED JUN 3 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ033-034-031430-
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-
422 AM EDT WED JUN 3 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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