Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
422 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 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.

GMZ005-201430-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
422 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS WILL SUPPORT MOSTLY LIGHT AND VARIABLE
BREEZES THROUGH SUNDAY. A RIDGE WILL BEGIN TO BUILD BACK OVER THE
FLORIDA PENINSULA SUNDAY NIGHT.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION HAS BEEN REMOVED DUE TO OUTDATED
INFORMATION.

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GMZ031-201430-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
422 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST NEAR 10
KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP...BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING. WINDS HIGHER
AND BAY WATERS ROUGH NEAR STRONGER STORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ032-035-201430-
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 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO WEST.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING. WINDS AND SEAS
HIGHER NEAR STRONGER STORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST 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>044-201430-
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 SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SEAS
AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER
NEAR STRONGER STORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ052>055-072>075-201430-
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 SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ033-034-201430-
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 SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO WEST.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
DEVELOPING. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER NEAR STRONGER STORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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