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   GMZ005-030930-  Synopsis for Keys coastal waters from Ocean Reef to Dry Tortugas  1028 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021      .SYNOPSIS...Breezes will freshen overnight as the low pressure  system straddling Florida strengthens. Breezes will turn  southwesterly on Wednesday, followed by moderate to possibly fresh  northwest to north breezes Wednesday night as a cold front washes  through the coastal waters of the Florida Keys. The next cold  front will push through the Keys on Saturday, with an extended  period of fresh to occasionally strong breezes prevailing for a  few days after the front.    The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of  March 02...    53 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.  24 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.  15 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.  11 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.  7 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.  9 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada.  5 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo.  8 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.    Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.    $$
   GMZ052>055-072>075-030930-  Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out 20 NM-  Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile  Bridge out 20 NM-  Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of  Halfmoon Shoal out 20 NM-  Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry  Tortugas out 20 NM-  Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key 20 to 60 NM out-  Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile  Bridge 20 to 60 NM out-  Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of  Halfmoon Shoal 20 to 60 NM out-  Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry  Tortugas 20 to 60 NM out-  1028 PM EST Tue Mar 2 2021    TONIGHT  Southeast winds near 10 knots, becoming south. Seas 1  to 2 feet.  WEDNESDAY  Southwest to west winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming  west to northwest. Seas 2 to 3 feet.  WEDNESDAY NIGHT  West to northwest winds 10 to 15 knots,  becoming northwest and increasing to near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4  feet, building to 3 to 5 feet. Isolated showers.  THURSDAY  Northwest to north winds near 15 knots, decreasing to  10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet, subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.  Isolated showers.  THURSDAY NIGHT  North winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.  Isolated showers.  FRIDAY  Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4  feet. Isolated showers.  FRIDAY NIGHT  East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to  3 feet.  SATURDAY  Southeast to south winds near 10 knots, becoming  southwest to west and increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the  afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet, building to 2 to 4 feet. Isolated  showers.  SATURDAY NIGHT  Northwest to north winds near 20 knots. Seas  building to 4 to 7 feet. Scattered showers.  SUNDAY  North to northeast winds near 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7  feet. Isolated showers.  SUNDAY NIGHT  Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet.    $$

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