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   GMZ005-221600-  Synopsis for Keys coastal waters from Ocean Reef to Dry Tortugas  418 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2024      .SYNOPSIS...Moderate north to northeast breezes will continue this  morning before gradually slackening and veering to the northeast  to east through the day today. Breezes will further veer to the  east to southeast tonight and continue to clock around and become  southwest to west Friday and Friday night ahead of the next cold  front. This front is forecast to pass through the Keys waters  early Saturday morning. Fresh northwest to north breezes will  prevail Saturday through Sunday in the wake of the front. High  pressure then builds in and slides across the Southeastern United  States veering winds to the northeast to east for early next  week.    The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream is currently  unavailable.    $$
   GMZ032-035-221600-  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-  418 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2024    TODAY  Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northeast to  east near 5 knots this afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet, subsiding to  around 1 foot. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop,  becoming smooth.  TONIGHT  Variable winds near 5 knots, becoming southeast to  south after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Nearshore waters  smooth.  FRIDAY  South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest near  15 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 1 foot, building to 1 to 2  feet, except building to 2 to 3 feet west of the Marquesas Keys.  Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop, becoming a moderate chop.  FRIDAY NIGHT  Southwest to west winds near 15 knots, becoming  west to northwest and increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight.  Seas building to 2 to 3 feet, except building to 3 to 4 feet west  of the Marquesas Keys. Nearshore waters a moderate chop, becoming  choppy. Scattered showers.  SATURDAY  Northwest to north winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to  4 feet, except 4 to 5 feet west of the Marquesas Keys. Nearshore  waters choppy. Isolated showers in the morning.  SATURDAY NIGHT  Northwest to north winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas  2 to 4 feet, except 4 to 5 feet west of the Marquesas Keys.  Nearshore waters choppy.  SUNDAY  North to northeast winds 15 to 20 knots early,  decreasing to near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet, subsiding to 1 to 3  feet. West of the Marquesas Keys, seas 4 to 5 feet, subsiding to  around 3 feet. Nearshore waters choppy, becoming a light chop.  SUNDAY NIGHT  Northeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet,  subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop.  MONDAY  Northeast to east winds near 10 knots, becoming east and  increasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a  light chop, becoming a light to moderate chop.  MONDAY NIGHT  East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.  Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop.    $$

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