Marine Forecast GMZ032

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Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida Keys
National Weather Service Key West FL
432 PM EDT Sat Jun 15 2024

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.

Wave Detail will include details about the period and direction
of origin for the highest energy waves. Long-period swells coming
from a different direction than the wind would be included in the
Wave Detail.


GMZ032-035-160245
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
432 PM EDT Sat Jun 15 2024

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR INCREASING WINDS

TONIGHT

Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east
to southeast and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
West of the Marquesas Keys, seas 1 to 2 feet, building to around 3
feet after midnight. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop,
becoming choppy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms early this
evening, then isolated showers and thunderstorms late this evening
and overnight.

SUNDAY

East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming east.
Seas 2 to 3 feet, except 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet west
of the Marquesas Keys. Nearshore waters choppy. Scattered showers
and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT

East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet,
except around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet west of the
Marquesas Keys. Nearshore waters choppy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms.

MONDAY

East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet, except
around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet west of the Marquesas Keys.
Nearshore waters choppy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY

East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet, except 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet west of the
Marquesas Keys. Nearshore waters choppy. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT

East winds near 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet,
except around 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet west of the
Marquesas Keys. Nearshore waters rough. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY

East winds near 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet, except
4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet west of the Marquesas Keys.
Nearshore waters rough. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Northeast to east winds near 20 knots,
decreasing to near 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet,
except 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet west of the Marquesas
Keys. Nearshore waters rough, becoming a moderate chop. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY

East winds near 15 knots, becoming east to southeast.
Seas 1 to 2 feet, except 2 to 3 feet west of the Marquesas Keys.
Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT

East to southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.




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