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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
433 PM EST MON DEC 22 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.

GMZ005-230330-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
433 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM JUST EAST OF THE FLORIDA
PENINSULA WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY FROM TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
TUESDAY. LOCAL BREEZES WILL FRESHEN LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY AS A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM INTENSIFIES ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE QUICKLY EASTWARD ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO TUESDAY
NIGHT...BEFORE PASSING THROUGH SOUTHERN FLORIDA LATE WEDNESDAY OR
EARLY THURSDAY. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE THEN WILL BUILD EASTWARD
ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO THURSDAY NIGHT.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF DECEMBER
22...

24 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
12 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
 8 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
 1 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY LIGHT...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
LESS THAN 1 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
 6 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
 1 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.

$$

GMZ031-230330-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
433 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
TO WEST LATE. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ032-035-230330-
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-
433 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO NEAR 15
KNOTS LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
TO WEST LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ042>044-230330-
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-
433 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO NEAR 15
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO NEAR 20
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY...BECOMING ROUGH.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
WEST LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ052>055-072>075-230330-
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-
433 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO NEAR 15
KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
WEST LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ033-034-230330-
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-
433 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS EARLY...INCREASING TO NEAR
15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET EARLY...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO NEAR 20
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET EARLY...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DECREASING TO
NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

KASPER








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