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FXUS62 KKEY 211505

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Key West FL
1105 AM EDT Fri Oct 21 2016

Currently - Light northerly winds across the Keys are being driven by
a subtropical cyclone well east of the Florida peninsula. These
north winds continue to bring relatively cooler and drier air across
the Keys. Temperatures are still climbing through the upper 70s with
dew points in the mid 60s. Overnight showers have cleared well south
of the Florida Keys and have largely dissipated. Skies are now cloud

Forecast - Mostly sunny to sunny skies will prevail today with very
little in the way of rain chances. Light north breezes will prevail
as the subtropical low lifts out north northeastward. Temperatures
should be able to climb into the low to mid 80s with dew points
lingering in the mid 60s. May update to shave pops for this


Light to gentle northerly breezes will prevail across Florida Keys
waters due to a sub tropical low well east of the Florida peninsula.
A cold front is expected to sweep southwards across the area early
Saturday as a large high pressure system builds into the southeastern
United States. Winds are expected to surge early Saturday especially
on our westernmost waters. Winds will then clock northeast to east
northeast over the following couple of days and increase further.
Advisories will likely be required for most Keys waters by early next


VFR conditions are expected today and tonight for KEYW and KMTH.
Generally north winds of 6 to 12 knots will prevail today,
decreasing a few knots tonight, and increasing to 10 to 15 knots by
sunrise Saturday.




Data Collection......Fling

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