Marine Forecast GMZ005

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Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida KeysUPDATED
National Weather Service Key West FL
527 PM EDT Thu Jun 8 2023

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
527 PM EDT Thu Jun 8 2023


Gentle southwest breezes will continue through
Saturday as an upper level trough edges eastward across the Gulf
of Mexico and the surface ridge remains south of the local waters.
Winds become more southeast to south early next week with
periodic moderate winds overnight with nocturnal surges as high
pressure builds across south Florida.

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of June
08, 2023

23 NM South of Dry Tortugas Lighton Loggerhead Key.
12 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Lightoff the Marquesas Keys.
12 NM South of Sand Key Lightoff Key West.
14 NM South of Looe Keyoff Big Pine Key.
15 NM South of Sombrero Key Lightoff Marathon.
6 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Lightoff Islamorada.

Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic

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