614  
FZUS52 KKEY 020828  
CWFKEY  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
428 AM EDT THU OCT 2 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.  
 
GMZ005-021430-  
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS  
428 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
THE WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN CONTINUES THROUGH FRIDAY AHEAD  
OF A COLD FRONT MOVING INTO THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO SATURDAY  
NIGHT. THIS FRONT WILL LOOSE MUCH OF ITS STRUCTURE AS IS STALLS NEAR  
THE SOUTHERN TIP OF FLORIDA SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.  
 
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF OCTOBER 1...  
 
8 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.  
4 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.  
8 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.  
13 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.  
17 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.  
11 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.  
1 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.  
1 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.  
 
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.  
 

 
 
GMZ031-021430-  
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND  
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-  
428 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014  
   
TODAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT  
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
 
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE  
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ032-035-021430-  
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-  
428 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014  
   
TODAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS  
1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ042>044-021430-  
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-  
428 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014  
   
TODAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE  
WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY
 
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1  
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT  
OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS  
1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE  
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ052>055-072>075-021430-  
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-  
428 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014  
   
TODAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY
 
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ033-034-021430-  
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-  
428 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014  
   
TODAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND  
1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
SUNDAY
 
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3  
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3  
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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