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Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida Keys
National Weather Service Key West FL
443 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

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.

Synopsis for Keys coastal waters from Ocean Reef to Dry Tortugas
443 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure over the eastern United States and down
the Florida Peninsula will slide into the western Atlantic ocean
late Sunday, with a ridge axis dropping southward down the
Sunshine State early next week. Thereafter, another larger
continental region of high pressure will bridge over a decaying
cold front by the middle of next week. 

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of
March 23, 2019...

63 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.
45 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.
35 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.
 6 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.
 5 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.
 1 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada.
 1 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo.
 1 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.

Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.