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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
422 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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.

GMZ005-300230-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
422 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN JUST NORTH OF THE KEYS THROUGH
SATURDAY. ANOTHER TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE KEYS SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. AS A RESULT...GENTLE TO MODERATE BREEZES ARE
EXPECTED ON THE WATERS...EXCEPT FRESH BREEZES IN THE FLORIDA STRAITS.
THEREAFTER...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH IN COMBINATION
WITH ADDITIONAL TROUGHS OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MAINTAIN GENTLE TO
MODERATE BREEZES ACROSS ALL WATERS MONDAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF
JULY TWENTY NINTH...

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

GULF STREAM INFORMATION BASED ON DATA FROM THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC
OFFICE.

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FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
422 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST TO SOUTHEAST
LATE IN THE NIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ032-035-300230-
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-
422 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST TO SOUTHEAST.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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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 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...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.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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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 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ033-034-300230-
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 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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