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   GMZ005-200330-  Synopsis for Keys coastal waters from Ocean Reef to Dry Tortugas  424 PM EST Tue Jan 19 2021      .SYNOPSIS...A strong high pressure center over far northern  Florida will elongate into an east-west ridge tonight. The ridge  will settle slowly south down the Florida Peninsula on Wednesday  and Thursday. The ridge will reach South Florida on Friday before  dissipating on Saturday. A new high center will drop southeast off  the Carolina coast on Sunday, bringing a freshening northeast  breeze on Sunday which will then turn easterly on Sunday night.    The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of  January 19...    15 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.  6 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.  5 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.  6 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.  7 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.  4 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada.  2 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo.  5 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.    Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.    $$
   GMZ032-035-200330-  Bayside and Gulf side from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile  Bridge-  Gulf of Mexico from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to Halfmoon  Shoal out to 5 Fathoms-  424 PM EST Tue Jan 19 2021    SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION    TONIGHT  Northeast to east winds 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to  near 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters  choppy, becoming a moderate chop.  WEDNESDAY  Northeast winds near 15 knots, becoming north to  northeast and decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.  Nearshore waters a moderate chop, becoming a light to moderate  chop.  WEDNESDAY NIGHT  Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to  2 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop.  THURSDAY  Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east and  decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet, subsiding to around  1 foot. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop, becoming  smooth to a light chop.  THURSDAY NIGHT  East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas  1 foot or less. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop.  FRIDAY  Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south. Seas 1  foot or less. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop.  FRIDAY NIGHT  Variable winds near 5 knots, becoming northeast  after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Nearshore waters smooth.  SATURDAY  Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.  Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop.  SATURDAY NIGHT  Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to  near 10 knots after midnight. Seas around 1 foot. Nearshore  waters smooth to a light chop, becoming a light chop.  SUNDAY  Northeast to east winds near 10 knots. Seas around 1  foot. Nearshore waters a light chop.  SUNDAY NIGHT  East winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to near 15  knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet, building to 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore  waters a light to moderate chop, becoming a moderate chop.  Isolated showers.      $$

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