201  
FZUS52 KKEY 270234  
CWFKEY  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1030 PM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015  
 
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.  
 
GMZ005-270830-  
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS  
1030 PM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A PERSISTENT LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER  
THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH THE AXIS OF THE  
HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO.  
 
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF MAY 26...  
 
73 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.  
48 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.  
36 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.  
25 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.  
20 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.  
16 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.  
14 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.  
15 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.  
 
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.  
 

 
 
GMZ031-270830-  
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BLACKWATER SOUND, BUTTONWOOD SOUND, AND  
BARNES SOUND-  
1030 PM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ032-035-270830-  
BAYSIDE AND GULFSIDE 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 TUE MAY 26 2015  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1  
TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2  
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ042>044-270830-  
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 TUE MAY 26 2015  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2  
TO 4 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ052>055-072>075-270830-  
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 TUE MAY 26 2015  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS.   
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4  
TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 3 TO 5  
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2  
TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ033-034-270830-  
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 TUE MAY 26 2015  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS.   
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3  
TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 2  
TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1  
TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
APA  
 
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