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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1023 PM 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.

GMZ005-290930-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
1023 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BECOME CENTERED NEAR
THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THIS HIGH PRESSURE
WILL SHIFT OFF THE COAST THROUGH THE SECOND HALF OF THE
WEEKEND...AND
BE REINFORCED FROM THE NORTH BY THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF NOVEMBER
28...

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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GMZ031-290930-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
1023 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. BAY
WATERS ROUGH.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS
15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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GMZ032-035-290930-
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-
1023 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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GMZ042>044-290930-
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-
1023 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS
NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

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GMZ052-053-072-073-290930-
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-
1023 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 5
TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 5
TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20
KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS
5 TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MAINLY EAST WINDS NEAR 20
KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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GMZ054-055-074-075-290930-
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-
1023 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO 8
FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS
AND GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS
NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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GMZ033-034-290930-
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-
1023 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 4 TO 7
FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS
4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS
NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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