Marine Forecast GMZ043

Expires:202208171430;;185189
FZUS52 KKEY 170833
CWFKEY

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida Keys
National Weather Service Key West FL
433 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 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.


GMZ042>044-171430
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
433 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

TODAY

Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming west to
northwest this afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Nearshore waters
smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

TONIGHT

Southwest to west winds near 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Nearshore waters smooth. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY

Southwest to west winds near 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Nearshore waters smooth. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT

East to southeast winds near 5 knots,
increasing to southeast after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
Nearshore waters smooth, becoming nearshore waters smooth to a
light chop after midnight. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY

East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
1 foot. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers
and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT

East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY

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

SATURDAY NIGHT

East winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Nearshore waters choppy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY

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

SUNDAY NIGHT

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




All Gulf of Mexico Marine Forecast

Gulf of Mexico Marine Watches, Warnings and Advisories Check all Gulf of Mexico Marine Zones.