539  
FZUS52 KKEY 261423  
CWFKEY  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1030 AM EDT SUN JUN 26 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.  
 
GMZ005-262030-  
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS  
1030 AM EDT SUN JUN 26 2016  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A WEAK RIDGE AXIS WILL LIE OVER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA  
TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS RIDGE AXIS WILL SETTLE SOUTHWARD TUESDAY NIGHT  
THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.  
 
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF  
JUNE 25TH...  
 
32 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.  
17 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.  
9 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.  
8 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.  
13 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.  
16 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.  
13 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.  
 

 
 
GMZ031-262030-  
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND  
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-  
1030 AM EDT SUN JUN 26 2016  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH  
TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5  
TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ032-035-262030-  
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 AM EDT SUN JUN 26 2016  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT  
OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1  
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5  
TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ042>044-262030-  
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 AM EDT SUN JUN 26 2016  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.  
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1  
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5  
TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ052>055-072>075-262030-  
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 AM EDT SUN JUN 26 2016  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4  
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10  
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ033-034-262030-  
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 AM EDT SUN JUN 26 2016  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND  
2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2  
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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