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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
427 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

CORRECTED SATURDAY NIGHT

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.

GMZ005-301430-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
427 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK SURFACE RIDGE WILL EXTEND NEAR THE FLORIDA KEYS
COASTAL WATERS AND EXTREME SOUTH FLORIDA FOR THE REST OF THIS WEEK
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF
JULY 28TH...

56 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
40 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
36 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
30 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
21 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
13 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
14 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
10 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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GMZ031-301430-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BLACKWATER SOUND, BUTTONWOOD SOUND, AND
BARNES SOUND-
427 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ032-035-301430-
BAYSIDE AND GULFSIDE 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-
427 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SEAS
LESS THAN 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
LESS THAN 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
LESS THAN 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ042>044-301430-
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-
427 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1
FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE
WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS...SEAS
AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ052>055-072>075-301430-
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-
427 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ033-034-301430-
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-
427 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SEAS
AROUND 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1
TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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