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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KKEY

FZUS52 KKEY 262031
CWFKEY

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida Keys
National Weather Service Key West FL
431 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

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.

GMZ005-270230-
Synopsis for Keys coastal waters from Ocean Reef to Dry Tortugas
431 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

SYNOPSIS
Subtropical Storm Alberto will move northward through
the eastern Gulf of Mexico tonight through Monday, before reaching
the northern Gulf coast Monday night. An Atlantic ridge of high
pressure will build across South Florida Tuesday through Wednesday
night. This ridge of high pressure will lift northward Thursday
and Thursday night.

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream current, as of
May 26th, 2018.

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

Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic
Office.



GMZ031-270230-
Florida Bay including Barnes Sound, Blackwater Sound, and
Buttonwood Sound-
431 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT


TONIGHT
Southeast to south winds near 20 knots, increasing to
25 to 30 knots by midnight. Bay waters rough, becoming extremely
rough. Winds higher near showers and scattered thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South winds near 25 knots, decreasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the afternoon. Bay waters extremely rough, becoming very rough.
Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds near 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast to south winds 15 to 20
knots. Bay waters choppy. Numerous showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
Southeast to south winds 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy, becoming a
light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds near 10 knots. Bay
waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15
knots. Bay waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.



GMZ032-035-270230-
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-
431 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT


TONIGHT
Southeast to south winds 20 to 25 knots, increasing to
near 30 knots by midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet, building to 5 to 7
feet. Nearshore waters very rough, becoming extremely rough. Winds
and seas higher near showers and scattered thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South winds 25 to 30 knots, decreasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet, subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.
Nearshore waters extremely rough, becoming very rough. Numerous
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Nearshore waters very rough. Numerous showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast to south winds near 20 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Numerous showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
Southeast to south winds near 20 knots, decreasing to
near 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet, subsiding to 1
to 2 feet. Nearshore waters rough, becoming a moderate chop.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15
knots. Seas around 1 foot. Nearshore waters a light to moderate
chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.



GMZ042>044-270230-
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-
431 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT


TONIGHT
Southeast to south winds 20 to 25 knots, increasing to
near 30 knots by midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet, building to 7 to 9
feet. Nearshore waters very rough, becoming extremely rough. Winds
and seas higher near showers and scattered thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South winds 25 to 30 knots, decreasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet, subsiding to 5 to 7 feet.
Nearshore waters extremely rough, becoming very rough. Numerous
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Nearshore waters very rough. Numerous showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast to south winds near 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Numerous showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
Southeast to south winds near 20 knots, decreasing to
near 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet, subsiding to 2
to 3 feet. Nearshore waters rough, becoming a moderate chop.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15
knots. Seas around 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate
chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.



GMZ052>054-072>074-270230-
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 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-
431 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT


TONIGHT
Southeast to south winds 20 to 25 knots, increasing to
near 30 knots by midnight. Seas 6 to 8 feet, building to 9 to 11
feet. Winds and seas higher near showers and scattered
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South winds 25 to 30 knots, decreasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 8 to 10 feet, subsiding to 7 to 9 feet.
Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast to south winds near 20 knots.
Seas 5 to 7 feet. Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
Southeast to south winds near 20 knots, decreasing to
near 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet, subsiding to 3
to 5 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15
knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.



GMZ055-075-270230-
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-
431 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT


TONIGHT
Tropical storm conditions expected. Southeast to south
winds near 25 knots, increasing to 30 to 35 knots, with frequent
gusts near 45 knots, by midnight. Seas 7 to 9 feet, building to 10
to 12 feet. Winds and seas higher near showers and scattered
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South winds near 30 knots, decreasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 9 to 11 feet, subsiding to 7 to 9 feet.
Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast to south winds near 20 knots.
Seas 5 to 7 feet. Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
Southeast to south winds near 20 knots, decreasing to
near 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet, subsiding to 3
to 5 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15
knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.



GMZ033-034-270230-
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-
431 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT


TONIGHT
Tropical storm conditions expected. Southeast to south
winds near 25 knots, increasing to 30 to 35 knots, with frequent
gusts near 45 knots, by midnight. Seas 7 to 9 feet, building to 10
to 12 feet. Winds and seas higher near showers and scattered
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
South winds near 30 knots, decreasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 9 to 11 feet, subsiding to 6 to 8 feet.
Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast to south winds near 20 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet. Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
Southeast to south winds near 20 knots, decreasing to
near 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet, subsiding to 2
to 4 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15
knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.



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