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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1025 AM EST FRI NOV 28 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.

GMZ005-282130-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
1025 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE SOUTHEAST UNITED
STATES AND GULF OF MEXICO...THEN SHIFT OUT INTO THE ATLANTIC OVER
THE WEEKEND.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF NOVEMBER
26...

63 NM S OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
47 NM S OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
33 NM S OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
11 NM S OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
 6 NM S OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
 LESS THAN 1 NM SE OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
 1 NM SE OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
 1 NM E OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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GMZ031-282130-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
1025 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY
EARLY...DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH...BECOMING
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS
15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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GMZ032-282130-
BAYSIDE AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE-
1025 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND
GUSTY EARLY...DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE
WATERS VERY ROUGH...BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS SUNDAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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GMZ035-282130-
GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON
SHOAL OUT TO 5 FATHOMS-
1025 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 25 KNOTS AND
GUSTY EARLY...DECREASING TO NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH...BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS SUNDAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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GMZ042-282130-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT TO THE REEF-
1025 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY
EARLY...DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH...BECOMING CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS
SUNDAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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GMZ043-044-282130-
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-
1025 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY
EARLY...DECREASING TO NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH...BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS.
NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS SUNDAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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GMZ052-053-072-073-282130-
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 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-
1025 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS
6 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 5
TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS
AND GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND
GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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GMZ054-055-074-075-282130-
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 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-
1025 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY
EARLY...DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO NEAR 20
KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 5
TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS
AND GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND
GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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GMZ033-034-282130-
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-
1025 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY
EARLY...DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS SUNDAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS
4 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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