Marine Forecast GMZ031

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FZUS52 KKEY 160759
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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.


GMZ031-161400
Florida Bay including Barnes Sound, Blackwater Sound, and
Buttonwood Sound
359 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

TODAY

Variable winds near 5 knots, becoming south and
increasing to 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth, becoming smooth
to a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TONIGHT

South to southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming
southeast to south after midnight. Bay waters smooth to a light
chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY

South winds near 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT

Variable winds near 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY

Variable winds near 5 knots, becoming southeast and
increasing to 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth, becoming smooth
to a light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters
smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY

Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to near 10
knots. Bay waters smooth to a light chop, becoming a light chop.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT

Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters a
light to moderate 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 15 to 20 knots. Bay
waters choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.




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