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Hurricane Symbol Storm Special! View the latest observations near Atlantic Tropical Storm Nestor and East Pacific Tropical Storm Octave.

National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KKEY

FZUS52 KKEY 190229
CWFKEY

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida Keys
National Weather Service Key West FL
1029 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

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.

GMZ005-190830-
Synopsis for Keys coastal waters from Ocean Reef to Dry Tortugas
1029 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

SYNOPSIS
Tropical Storm Nestor in the central Gulf of Mexico
will continue to move northeastward towards the Florida Panhandle
overnight. This low pressure system will move northeast to the
Carolina Coasts Saturday and Saturday night. Thereafter, weak high
pressure will lie near our entire area.

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of October
17...

58 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.
21 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.
 6 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.
 1 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.
 2 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.
 1 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada.
 2 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo.
 1 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.

Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.



GMZ031-190830-
Florida Bay including Barnes Sound, Blackwater Sound, and
Buttonwood Sound-
1029 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

OVERNIGHT
Southeast to south winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms developing.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a light to
moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth to
a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South to southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds near 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Isolated showers.

MONDAY
East to southeast winds near 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds near 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Isolated showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds near 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Isolated showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast to east winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay
waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers.



GMZ032-035-190830-
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-
1029 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


OVERNIGHT
Southeast to south winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet, except building to 2 to 4 feet west of the Marquesas Keys.
Nearshore waters choppy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms developing.

SATURDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to south to
southwest near 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet,
except 4 to 5 feet west of the Marquesas Keys. Nearshore waters
choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South to southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore
waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated
showers.

MONDAY
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated
showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
1 foot. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated
showers.

TUESDAY
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1
foot. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered
showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers.



GMZ042-043-190830-
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-
1029 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

OVERNIGHT
Southeast to south winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2
feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms developing.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore
waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas around 1 foot. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop.
Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
1 foot. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated
showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast to east winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 1 foot. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated
showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast to east winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered
showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered
showers.



GMZ044-190830-
Hawk Channel from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to Halfmoon Shoal
out to the reef-
1029 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


OVERNIGHT
Southeast to south winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3
feet, building to 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters choppy. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms developing.

SATURDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming south to
southwest and decreasing to near 10 knots late. Seas 2 to 5 feet.
Nearshore waters choppy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore
waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated
showers.

MONDAY
East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore
waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast to east winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered
showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered
showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers.



GMZ052-053-072-073-190830-
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 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-
1029 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

OVERNIGHT
Southeast to south winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3
feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Southeast to south winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Isolated
showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Isolated showers.

TUESDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Isolated
showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast to east winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Isolated showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast to east winds near 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers.



GMZ054-074-190830-
Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of
Halfmoon Shoal out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of
Halfmoon Shoal 20 to 60 NM out-
1029 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


OVERNIGHT
Southeast to south winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3
feet, building to 2 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to near
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east to southeast
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds near 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Isolated showers.

TUESDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Scattered
showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
Northeast to east winds 10 to 15
knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered showers.



GMZ055-075-190830-
Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry
Tortugas out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry
Tortugas 20 to 60 NM out-
1029 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT


OVERNIGHT
South winds near 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet,
building to 3 to 6 feet. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
South to southwest winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming
near 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 feet. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Isolated showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Isolated showers.

MONDAY
East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Scattered
showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Scattered showers.



GMZ033-034-190830-
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-
1029 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT


OVERNIGHT
Southeast to south winds near 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4
feet, building to 3 to 6 feet. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms developing.

SATURDAY
South to southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
7 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South to southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
3 to 6 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South to southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Isolated showers.

MONDAY
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Isolated showers.

TUESDAY
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
1 foot. Scattered showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet, building to 2 to 4 feet. Scattered showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Scattered showers.