653  
FZUS52 KKEY 210213  
CWFKEY  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1013 PM EDT SUN APR 20 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.  
 
GMZ005-210830-  
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS  
1013 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE NEAR THE CAROLINA COAST WILL MOVE  
SLOWLY NORTHEASTWARD INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE  
WILL MOVE INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO AND FLORIDA PENINSULA NEXT WEEK.  
 
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF  
APRIL 18TH...  
 
46 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.  
16 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.  
14 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.  
5 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.  
7 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.  
14 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.  
17 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.  
10 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.  
 
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.  
 

 
 
GMZ031-210830-  
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND  
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-  
1013 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A  
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT.   
TUESDAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A  
LIGHT CHOP.   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MAINLY NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH  
TO A LIGHT CHOP.   
WEDNESDAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A  
LIGHT CHOP.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10  
KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ032-035-210830-  
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-  
1013 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2  
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS  
1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS  
MONDAY NIGHT.   
TUESDAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.   
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS NEAR 10  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS  
1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ042>044-210830-  
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-  
1013 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2  
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1  
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.   
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.  
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10  
TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE  
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ052-072-210830-  
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 20 NM-  
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY 20 TO 60 NM OUT-  
1013 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4  
FEET.   
MONDAY
 
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4  
FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A NORTHERLY SWELL.   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
A NORTHERLY SWELL. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4  
FEET.   
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10  
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10  
TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ053>055-073>075-210830-  
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 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-  
1013 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4  
FEET.   
MONDAY
 
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4  
FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A NORTHERLY SWELL.   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
A NORTHERLY SWELL. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4  
FEET.   
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10  
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10  
TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ033-034-210830-  
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-  
1013 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4  
FEET.   
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.   
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
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