Marine Forecast GMZ073

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Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida Keys
National Weather Service Key West FL
422 PM EDT Sat May 18 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 Ocean Reef to Craig Key out 20 NM
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 Ocean Reef to Craig Key 20 to 60 NM out
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
422 PM EDT Sat May 18 2024

TONIGHT

Variable winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast to
south 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Wave Detail:
East to southeast 2 feet at 4 seconds. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY

South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southwest 5 to 10
knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet, subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Wave Detail:
East to southeast 2 feet at 4 seconds. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT

Variable winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Wave Detail: East to southeast 1 foot at 4 seconds. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

MONDAY

Variable winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT

Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
1 foot. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY

Variable winds near 5 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT

East winds near 5 knots. Seas around 1 foot.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY

East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas
around 2 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY

East winds near 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT

East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.




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