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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
430 AM EDT MON SEP 26 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.

GMZ005-261430-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
430 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL PERSIST FROM TODAY THROUGH
FRIDAY...RESULTING IN LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY GENTLE BREEZES ACROSS
FLORIDA KEYS COASTAL WATERS.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF SEPTEMBER
24...

25 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
16 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
13 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
18 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
22 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
10 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
 6 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
 5 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION BASED ON THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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GMZ031-261430-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
430 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5
TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ032-035-261430-
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-
430 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ042>044-261430-
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-
430 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ052>055-072>075-261430-
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-
430 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING VARIABLE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 5
TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ033-034-261430-
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-
430 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING VARIABLE
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10
KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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KASPER



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