Marine Forecast GMZ043

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Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida Keys
National Weather Service Key West FL
426 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 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.


GMZ042>044-200230
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
426 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2024

TONIGHT

East to southeast winds near 10 knots, decreasing to 5
to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop,
becoming smooth to a light chop.

SATURDAY

East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to
near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a
light chop, becoming a light chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT

East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1
to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT

Southeast to south winds near 10
knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop.

MONDAY

Southeast to south winds near 10 knots, becoming south
and decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Nearshore
waters a light chop, becoming smooth to a light chop.

MONDAY NIGHT

Northwest winds near 10 knots, becoming north to
northeast. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop.

TUESDAY

North to northeast winds near 10 knots, increasing to
10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop,
becoming a light to moderate chop.

TUESDAY NIGHT

Northeast to east winds 10 to 15 knots,
decreasing to near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a
light to moderate chop, becoming a light chop. Isolated showers.

WEDNESDAY

East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2
feet. Nearshore waters a light chop. Isolated showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Northeast to east winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
around 1 foot. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated
showers.





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