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

GMZ005-230830-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM NEAR THE YUCATAN CHANNEL
WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST-NORTHEASTWARD OVERNIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...WHILE
A COLD FRONT OVER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA MOVES SOUTHWARD. THE COLD
FRONT WILL ACCELERATE SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS AND ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...IN THE WAKE OF THE
INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. LOCAL BREEZES WILL FLUCTUATE IN
BOTH DIRECTION AND SPEED OVERNIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. NORTH TO
NORTHEAST BREEZES WILL BECOME FRESH TO STRONG OVER MOST OF THE AREA
BETWEEN THURSDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. BREEZES WILL REMAIN FRESH OUT OF
THE NORTHEAST SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...AND FRESH OUT OF THE
EAST ON MONDAY.

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

37 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
25 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
25 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
30 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
28 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
16 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
 8 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.

$$

GMZ031-230830-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY. BAY
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. PERIODS OF RAIN AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PERIODS OF RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO NEAR 15
KNOTS AND GUSTY LATE. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO NEAR 20 KNOTS EARLY.
BAY WATERS ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ032-035-230830-
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 WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR INCREASING WINDS...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY...
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. PERIODS OF RAIN AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. PERIODS OF RAIN AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS VERY ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ042>044-230830-
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 WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION WEST OF CRAIG KEY...

.OVERNIGHT...HAWK CHANNEL OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY...NORTHEAST TO
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT
TO MODERATE CHOP. RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. HAWK CHANNEL
CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE
WATERS CHOPPY. PERIODS OF RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. PERIODS OF RAIN
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH TO
NORTHEAST AND INCREASING TO NEAR 20 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP...BECOMING CHOPPY LATE. RAIN LIKELY
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 1
TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ052>054-072>075-230830-
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 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 WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION WEST OF CRAIG KEY...

.OVERNIGHT...STRAITS OF FLORIDA OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY...EAST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
CRAIG KEY TO SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS...EAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET. RAIN AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
PERIODS OF RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PERIODS OF RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST...THEN SHIFTING NORTH LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN LIKELY
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO NEAR 20 KNOTS
AND GUSTY. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DECREASING LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ033-034-055-230830-
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-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY
TORTUGAS OUT 20 NM-
1030 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
PERIODS OF RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET. PERIODS OF RAIN AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 5 TO 8
FEET. RAIN LIKELY AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

KASPER








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