055  
FZUS52 KKEY 060226  
CWFKEY  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1026 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 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.  
 
GMZ005-060830-  
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS  
1026 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE FLORIDA  
PENINSULA TONIGHT THROUGH THIS WEEK.  
 
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF  
JUL FIFTH...  
 
13 NM S OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.  
17 NM S OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.  
5 NM S OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.  
8 NM S OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.  
8 NM S OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.  
12 NM SE OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.  
13 NM SE OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.  
10 NM E OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.  
 
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.  
 

 
 
GMZ031-060830-  
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BLACKWATER SOUND, BUTTONWOOD SOUND, AND  
BARNES SOUND-  
1026 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A  
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.   
MONDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO  
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS.  
BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ032-035-060830-  
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-  
1026 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2  
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.   
MONDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE  
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS.  
SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ042>044-060830-  
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-  
1026 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015  
   
OVERNIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
 
INCREASING TO  
NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP...BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.   
MONDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15  
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND  
GUSTY. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ052>055-072>075-060830-  
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-  
1026 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5  
FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
MONDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15  
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS  
4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ033-034-060830-  
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-  
1026 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015  
   
OVERNIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
 
INCREASING TO  
NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS.   
MONDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15  
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
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