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FZUS52 KKEY 010232
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1032 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 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.

GMZ005-010830-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
1032 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE KEYS SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. A STRONG HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
FLORIDA PENINSULA LATE THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF
OCTOBER 31ST...

53 NM S OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
19 NM S OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
 8 NM S OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
 4 NM S OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
 2 NM S OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
 0 NM SE OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
 0 NM SE OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
 0 NM E OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

$$

GMZ031-010830-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
1032 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO NEAR 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY...BECOMING ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS NEAR 30
KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING NORTH TO
NORTHEAST AND DECREASING TO NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY
ROUGH...BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO NEAR 20
KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 20
TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ032-010830-
BAYSIDE AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE-
1032 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 1 TO 3
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS VERY
ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS NEAR 30
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY...DECREASING
TO NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS VERY
ROUGH...BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO
NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25
KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ035-010830-
GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON
SHOAL OUT TO 5 FATHOMS-
1032 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS TO 2 TO
3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY...BECOMING VERY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS NEAR 30
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY...DECREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH...BECOMING CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25
KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ042>044-010830-
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-
1032 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS
CHOPPY...BECOMING VERY ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS NEAR 30
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY...DECREASING
TO NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH...BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25
KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ052>055-072>075-010830-
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-
1032 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS NEAR 30
KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 20
TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ033-034-010830-
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-
1032 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10
FEET...WITH A NORTHWEST SWELL.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 30
KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A NORTHWEST SWELL.
.SUNDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
EARLY...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 20
TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

MSB/CLR








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