675  
FZUS52 KKEY 250229  
CWFKEY  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1030 PM EDT THU JUL 24 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.  
 
GMZ005-250830-  
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS  
1030 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL OSCILLATE NEAR THE KEYS  
TONIGHT THROUGH THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND...AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF  
JULY TWENTY-THIRD...  
 
37 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.  
23 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.  
14 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.  
28 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.  
29 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.  
12 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.  
16 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.  
7 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.  
 
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.  
 

 
 
GMZ031-250830-  
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND  
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-  
1030 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH  
TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.  
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.  
BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ032-035-250830-  
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 THU JUL 24 2014  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.  
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT  
OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1  
FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ042>044-250830-  
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 THU JUL 24 2014  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1  
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING.   
FRIDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR  
10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS NEAR  
1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1  
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS  
AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ052>055-072>075-250830-  
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 THU JUL 24 2014  
   
OVERNIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS
 
INCREASING TO  
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
DEVELOPING.   
FRIDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4  
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2  
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS  
AROUND 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ033-034-250830-  
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 THU JUL 24 2014  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2  
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING.   
FRIDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.  
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1  
FOOT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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