565  
FZUS52 KKEY 032119  
CWFKEY  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
419 PM EST SAT DEC 3 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.  
 
GMZ005-040330-  
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS  
419 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING TOWARD THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED  
STATES WILL SPREAD INTO THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC THROUGH MONDAY  
NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL MOVE EAST  
ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. A WEAKER  
PRESSURE PATTERN WILL PREVAIL WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A COLD  
FRONT WILL APPROACH SOUTH FLORIDA AND THE FLORIDA KEYS LATE THURSDAY  
AND THURSDAY NIGHT.  
 
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF DECEMBER  
THIRD...  
 
19 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.  
6 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.  
4 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.  
6 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.  
7 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.  
2 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.  
LESS THAN 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.  
 

 
 
GMZ031-040330-  
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND  
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-  
419 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016  
   
..SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO  
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH  
TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ032-035-040330-  
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-  
419 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3  
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS  
AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ042>044-040330-  
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-  
419 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS.  
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE  
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MAINLY EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.  
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ052>055-072>075-040330-  
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-  
419 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS.   
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS.  
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.   
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6  
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST TO EAST.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2  
TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ033-034-040330-  
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-  
419 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4  
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3  
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 10  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
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