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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KKEY

FZUS52 KKEY 290238
CWFKEY

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida Keys
National Weather Service Key West FL
1038 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

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.

GMZ005-290830-
Synopsis for Keys coastal waters from Ocean Reef to Dry Tortugas
1038 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

SYNOPSIS
A weak surface ridge will extend to the Bahamas
overnight. A ridge of high pressure will exit the eastern United
States and strengthen somewhat for the balance of this week and
into this weekend.

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of
June 27, 2017...

60 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light, on Loggerhead Key.
38 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light, off the Marquesas Keys.
30 NM South of Sand Key Light, off Key West.
22 NM South of Looe Key, off Big Pine Key.
20 NM South of Sombrero Key Light, off Marathon.
14 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light, off Islamorada.
10 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.



GMZ031-290830-
Florida Bay including Barnes Sound, Blackwater Sound, and
Buttonwood Sound-
1038 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

OVERNIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east to
southeast. Bay waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms developing.

THURSDAY
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a light to moderate chop. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT
East winds near 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.



GMZ032-035-290830-
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-
1038 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

OVERNIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east to
southeast. Seas 1 foot or less. Nearshore waters smooth to a light
chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms developing.

THURSDAY
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds increasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas
building to 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate
chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

FRIDAY 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.

SATURDAY
East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2
feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Isolated showers
and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY 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.

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds near 10
knots. Seas around 1 foot. Nearshore waters a light chop.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.



GMZ042>044-290830-
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-
1038 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

OVERNIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east to
southeast. Seas around 1 foot. Nearshore waters smooth to a light
chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds increasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas
building to 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters becoming a light to
moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore
waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
East winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore
waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.



GMZ052>055-072>075-290830-
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-
1038 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

OVERNIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east. Seas 1
to 2 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
East winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds increasing to near 15 knots. Seas
building to 2 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
building to 4 to 6 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
East winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2
to 4 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.



GMZ033-034-290830-
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-
1038 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

OVERNIGHT
Variable winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east to
southeast. Seas 1 foot or less. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms developing.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds increasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas
building to 1 to 2 feet. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 2
to 3 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds near 10
knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.



Kasper