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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1030 PM EDT FRI AUG 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.

GMZ005-020830-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
1030 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE FLORIDA
KEYS OVERNIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. A WESTERN ATLANTIC RIDGE AXIS WILL
EXTEND ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT AS OF
AUGUST FIRST...

16 NM S OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
12 NM S OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
14 NM S OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
28 NM S OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
29 NM S OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
12 NM SE OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
16 NM SE OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
 7 NM E OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

$$

GMZ031-020830-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
1030 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...MOSTLY EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS MOSTLY
SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10
KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ032-035-020830-
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-
1030 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...MOSTLY EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
LESS THAN 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1
FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ042>044-020830-
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-
1030 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...MOSTLY EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1
FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ052>055-072>075-020830-
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-
1030 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...MAINLY EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET
OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ033-034-020830-
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-
1030 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.OVERNIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1
FOOT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10
KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$


















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