717  
FZUS52 KKEY 021412  
CWFKEY  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1012 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
 
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.  
 
GMZ005-022100-  
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS  
1012 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
AN ATLANTIC RIDGE AXIS WILL EXTEND WESTWARD ACROSS THE  
SOUTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA AND THE KEYS THROUGH FRIDAY. THE RIDGE  
WILL SETTLE SOUTHWARD TO THE STRAITS THIS WEEKEND, WHILE WEAK LOW  
PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY MEANDER THROUGH THE SOUTHEAST STATES.  
 
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF  
JULY 2...  
 
20 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.  
24 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.  
28 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.  
34 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.  
37 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.  
11 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.  
8 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.  
8 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.  
 
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.  
 

 
 
GMZ031-022100-  
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND  
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-  
1012 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 5 TO 10  
KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY THIS  
EVENING, DECREASING TO NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT  
CHOP, BECOMING SMOOTH.   
FRIDAY
 
MAINLY SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH  
TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 5 TO 10  
KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY  
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO NEAR 10 KNOTS.  
BAY WATERS BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ032-035-022100-  
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-  
1012 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1  
FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MAINLY SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS NEAR 5  
KNOTS. SEAS LESS 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 5 TO 10  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT  
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS  
THAN 1 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS 1 FOOT.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ042>044-022100-  
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-  
1012 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTH.  
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS, EXCEPT SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10  
KNOTS NORTH OF CRAIG KEY EARLY THIS EVENING. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
NEARSHORE WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.   
FRIDAY
 
MAINLY SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1  
FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS  
1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ052>055-072>075-022100-  
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-  
1012 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2  
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS EVENING, BECOMING  
EAST TO SOUTHEAST. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1  
TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1  
TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1  
TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ033-034-022100-  
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-  
1012 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS, BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST TO WEST LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS, BECOMING  
VARIABLE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.   
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS, BECOMING WEST.  
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS NEAR 5  
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3  
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3  
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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