Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1030 PM EDT MON SEP 29 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.

GMZ005-300830-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
1030 PM EDT MON SEP 29 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS COASTAL WATERS.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF SEPTEMBER
29...

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

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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GMZ031-300830-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
1030 PM EDT MON SEP 29 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ032-035-300830-
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-
1030 PM EDT MON SEP 29 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST TO NORTHWEST 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>044-300830-
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-
1030 PM EDT MON SEP 29 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST TO NORTHWEST 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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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-
1030 PM EDT MON SEP 29 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ033-034-300830-
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-
1030 PM EDT MON SEP 29 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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