Marine Forecast GMZ005

FZUS52 KKEY 160759

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida Keys
National Weather Service Key West FL
359 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

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.

Synopsis for Keys coastal waters from Ocean Reef to Dry Tortugas
359 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022


Light to gentle mainly southerly breezes will prevail
early this week as high pressure remains over the north western
Atlantic waters. The high pressure will build across the western
north Atlantic to the southeast coast of the United States during
midweek, resulting in freshening east to southeast breezes later
Wednesday through Friday.

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of
May 14, 2022

52 NM South of Dry Tortugas Lighton Loggerhead Key.
14 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Lightoff the Marquesas Keys.
10 NM South of Sand Key Lightoff Key West.
14 NM South of Looe Keyoff Big Pine Key.
23 NM South of Sombrero Key Lightoff Marathon.
19 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Lightoff Islamorada.
16 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Lightoff Key Largo.
12 NM East of Carysfort Reef Lightoff Ocean Reef.

Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

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