374  
FZUS52 KKEY 152029  
CWFKEY  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
429 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 2018  
 
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.  
 
GMZ005-160230-  
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS  
429 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN OVER THE FLORIDA KEYS COASTAL  
WATERS WILL RESULT IN LIGHT SOUTHEAST BREEZES OVERNIGHT. MONDAY  
AND TUESDAY WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA BRINGING  
LIGHT TO GENTLE SOUTHEAST BREEZES.  
 
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT, AS OF  
JULY 14TH, 2018.  
 
49 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT, ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.  
29 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT, OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.  
23 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT, OFF KEY WEST.  
15 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY, OFF BIG PINE KEY.  
15 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT, OFF MARATHON.  
15 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT, OFF ISLAMORADA.  
12 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT, OFF KEY LARGO.  
9 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT, OFF OCEAN REEF.  
 
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC  
OFFICE.  
 

 
 
GMZ031-160230-  
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND  
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-  
429 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A  
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5  
KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.  
BAY WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10  
KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ032-035-160230-  
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-  
429 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN  
1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS  
THAN 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS  
LESS THAN 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO WEST.  
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING  
EAST TO SOUTHEAST. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS  
1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ042>044-160230-  
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-  
429 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT  
OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS  
1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO WEST.  
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING  
EAST. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.  
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ052>055-072>075-160230-  
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-  
429 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS  
1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.  
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING  
EAST TO SOUTHEAST. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.  
SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ033-034-160230-  
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-  
429 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT  
OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS  
1 FOOT OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST.  
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH TO  
NORTHEAST. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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