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Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida Keys
National Weather Service Key West FL
1030 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

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.

GMZ005-262030-
Synopsis for Keys coastal waters from Ocean Reef to Dry Tortugas
1030 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A Bermuda High will govern the weather pattern across
the Florida Keys and adjacent coastal waters from this afternoon
through Friday.

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of
June 24, 2017...

62 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.
44 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.
37 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.
24 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.
18 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.
12 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada.
 8 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo.
 5 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.

Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic
Office.

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GMZ031-262030-
Florida Bay including Barnes Sound, Blackwater Sound, and
Buttonwood Sound-
1030 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds near 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast to south winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East to southeast winds near 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to a
light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to
a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds near 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East to southeast winds 10 to 15
knots. Bay waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms.

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GMZ032-035-262030-
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 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots early,
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Nearshore
waters a light to moderate chop early, becoming smooth to a light
chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Nearshore waters a light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1
foot or less. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds near 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Nearshore waters a light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East to southeast winds 10 to 15
knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate
chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

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GMZ042>044-262030-
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 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots,
decreasing to near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a
light to moderate chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2
feet. Nearshore waters a light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 1 foot. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds near 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Nearshore waters a light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds near 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Nearshore waters a light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3
feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.

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GMZ052>055-072>075-262030-
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 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3
to 4 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3
feet. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast to east winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

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GMZ033-034-262030-
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 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots early,
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet, subsiding to 1 to
2 feet late. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2
feet. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2
feet. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast to east winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot
or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East to southeast winds 10 to 15
knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

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Kasper



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