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FZUS52 KKEY 012035
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
435 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

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.

GMZ005-020230-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
435 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS...AN ATLANTIC RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND ACROSS
THE FLORIDA STRAITS TONIGHT. A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL PREVAIL
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PROGRESS STEADILY
SOUTHWARD DOWN THE FLORIDA PENINSULA FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...
BEFORE STALLING IN THE VICINITY OF THE FLORIDA KEYS SATURDAY NIGHT
OR SUNDAY. THE STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE NORTHWARD AS A
WARM FRONT EARLY NEXT WEEK.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF SEPTEMBER
29...

13 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
 7 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
 8 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
13 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
17 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
11 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
 1 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
 1 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

$$

GMZ031-020230-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
435 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST
AND INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS MOSTLY
SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ032-035-020230-
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-
435 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS
LESS THAN 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST
AND INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 1
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS
THAN 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ042>044-020230-
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-
435 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST
AND INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ052>055-072>075-020230-
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-
435 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1
TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWER

$$

GMZ033-034-020230-
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-
435 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1
FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$
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