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   GMZ005-111430-  Synopsis for Keys coastal waters from Ocean Reef to Dry Tortugas  420 AM EDT Tue May 11 2021      .SYNOPSIS...High pressure over the western Atlantic will maintain  gentle to moderate east to southeast breezes across the Keys  coastal waters today and tonight, then retreat further offshore  Wednesday through Thursday, as a weak low pressure trough eases  southward across the Florida peninsula. Light to gentle breezes  will prevail across the waters from Wednesday afternoon through  Friday. High pressure building from the eastern United States into  the western Atlantic will bring freshening easterly breezes for  the weekend.    The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of May 11...    25 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.  26 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.  26 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.  28 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.  13 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.  7 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada.  7 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo.  6 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.    Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic  Office.    $$
   GMZ052>055-072>075-111430-  Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out 20 NM-  Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile  Bridge out 20 NM-  Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of  Halfmoon Shoal out 20 NM-  Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry  Tortugas out 20 NM-  Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key 20 to 60 NM out-  Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile  Bridge 20 to 60 NM out-  Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of  Halfmoon Shoal 20 to 60 NM out-  Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry  Tortugas 20 to 60 NM out-  420 AM EDT Tue May 11 2021    TODAY  East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3  feet. Isolated showers in the morning.  TONIGHT  East to southeast winds near 15 knots, decreasing to 10  to 15 knots late. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Isolated showers after  midnight.  WEDNESDAY  East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots early,  decreasing to near 10 knots. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.  Isolated showers.  WEDNESDAY NIGHT  East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1  to 2 feet. Isolated showers.  THURSDAY  Mainly east winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.  Isolated showers.  THURSDAY NIGHT  Northeast to east winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to  2 feet. Isolated showers.  FRIDAY  Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.  Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  FRIDAY NIGHT  North to northeast winds near 10 knots, becoming  northeast to east and increasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas building  to 2 to 3 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  SATURDAY  Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to  4 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  SATURDAY NIGHT  Northeast to east winds near 15 knots. Seas 3  to 4 feet. Isolated showers.    $$

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