959  
FZUS52 KKEY 010821  
CWFKEY  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
421 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 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.  
 
GMZ005-011430-  
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS  
421 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A WEAK HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD WESTWARD ACROSS  
SOUTHERN FLORIDA. THIS WEAK AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE THEN WILL REMAIN  
OVER OR NEAR THE FLORIDA PENINSULA THROUGH THE WEEK.  
 
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF AUGUST 29...  
 
21 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.  
11 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.  
11 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.  
13 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.  
11 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.  
4 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.  
1 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.  
2 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.  
 
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.  
 

 
 
GMZ031-011430-  
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BLACKWATER SOUND, BUTTONWOOD SOUND, AND  
BARNES SOUND-  
421 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015  
   
TODAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH  
TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH  
TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR  
5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ032-035-011430-  
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-  
421 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015  
   
TODAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE  
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.  
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5  
TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT  
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ042>044-011430-  
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-  
421 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015  
   
TODAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2  
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5  
TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT  
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ052>055-072>075-011430-  
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-  
421 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015  
   
TODAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ033-034-011430-  
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-  
421 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015  
   
TODAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.  
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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