Marine Forecast GMZ054

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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.


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Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile
Bridge out 20 NM
Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of
Halfmoon Shoal out 20 NM
Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry
Tortugas out 20 NM
Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile
Bridge 20 to 60 NM out
Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of
Halfmoon Shoal 20 to 60 NM out
Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry
Tortugas 20 to 60 NM out
432 PM EDT Sat Jun 15 2024

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR INCREASING WINDS
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED SUNDAY

TONIGHT

East winds near 15 knots, becoming east to southeast
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet, building to 3
to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Wave Detail: East 3 feet at 4
seconds, becoming northeast to east 3 feet at 5 seconds. Scattered
showers 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
and increasing to near 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally
to 6 feet, building to 4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 7 feet. Wave
Detail: Northeast 5 feet at 4 seconds. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT

East winds near 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet,
occasionally to 7 feet. Wave Detail: Northeast 4 feet at 5
seconds. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

MONDAY

East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet,
occasionally to 7 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT

East winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming east to
southeast. Seas 4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 7 feet. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY

East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming east.
Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT

East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet,
occasionally to 7 feet. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY

East winds near 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet,
occasionally to 8 feet. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

East winds 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to near
15 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet, occasionally to 8 feet, subsiding to
4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 7 feet. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY

East winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming east to southeast.
Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT

East to southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas
3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.




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