107  
FZUS52 KKEY 240256 CCA  
CWFKEY  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS...CORRECTED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1030 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016  
 
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.  
 
GMZ005-240830-  
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS  
1030 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN WELL NORTH OF  
OUR REGION FOR THE BALANCE OF THIS WEEK. MEANWHILE...A  
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE EAST OF PUERTO RICO AND THE WINDWARD  
ISLANDS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...WILL MOVE WEST NORTHWEST OVER THE NEXT  
SEVERAL DAYS AND INTO THE BAHAMAS THIS WEEKEND.  
 
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF  
AUGUST 23...  
 
11 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.  
3 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.  
2 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.  
7 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.  
9 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.  
9 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.  
8 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.  
9 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.  
 
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.  
 

 
 
GMZ031-240830-  
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND  
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-  
1030 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE  
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO  
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ032-035-240830-  
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-  
1030 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY 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.   
THURSDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS EARLY
 
BECOMING EAST TO  
SOUTHEAST AND DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP...BECOMING SMOOTH  
TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS  
1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE  
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY EAST WINDS 10 TO 15  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ042>044-240830-  
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 AUG 23 2016  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY 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.   
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY EAST WINDS 10 TO 15  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ052>055-072>075-240830-  
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 AUG 23 2016  
   
OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY
 
INCREASING  
TO NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5  
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS EARLY
 
DECREASING TO 10  
TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY EAST WINDS 10 TO 15  
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.  

 
 
GMZ033-034-240830-  
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 AUG 23 2016  
   
OVERNIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS
 
INCREASING TO  
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY
 
DECREASING TO  
NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10  
TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY EAST WINDS 10 TO 15  
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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