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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1030 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

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.

GMZ005-310830-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
1030 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE WILL MOVE SLOWLY NORTHWESTWARD
ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO OVERNIGHT. A TURN TO THE NORTH
IS LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TO THE NORTHEAST ON
THURSDAY. A HIGH PRESSURE AREA WILL BUILD ACROSS THE STRAITS OF
FLORIDA THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...AND THEN SHIFT NORTHWARD BEGINNING
SUNDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF AUGUST 30...

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

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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GMZ031-310830-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
1030 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ032-035-310830-
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 TUE AUG 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10
KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ042-043-310830-
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-
1030 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 4 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. NEARSHORE
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ044-310830-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
OUT TO THE REEF-
1030 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ052-053-072-073-310830-
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-
1030 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4
TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ054-055-074-075-310830-
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-
1030 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5
TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ033-034-310830-
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 TUE AUG 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5
TO 8 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET THURSDAY MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
THURSDAY NIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10
KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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KASPER



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