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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
428 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 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.

GMZ005-291430-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
428 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL CONTINUE ACROSS ALL FLORIDA
KEYS COASTAL WATERS TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. THEREAFTER...A RIDGE
OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA TUESDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...RESULTING IN GENTLE TO MODERATE EASTERLY
BREEZES.

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

16 NM S OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
14 NM S OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
12 NM S OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
 7 NM S OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
 7 NM S OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
 7 NM SE OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
 6 NM SE OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
 7 NM E OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

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GMZ031-291430-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
428 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

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

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GMZ032-035-291430-
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-
428 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

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

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GMZ042>044-291430-
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-
428 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ052>055-072>075-291430-
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-
428 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ033-034-291430-
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-
428 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1
FOOT OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR
10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 10
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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