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Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida Keys
National Weather Service Key West FL
428 AM EDT Mon Aug 26 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
428 AM EDT Mon Aug 26 2019

.SYNOPSIS...Weak high pressure over Cuba will move slowly
northward across the Straits of Florida and the Keys today and
tonight, then shift into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on
Tuesday. A weak pressure pattern will prevail across the Keys
during the middle part of the week. Weak high pressure will build
from the Atlantic westward across the Florida peninsula toward the
end of the week.

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of
August 24, 2019...

44 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.
19 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.
17 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.
22 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.
25 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.
19 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada.
16 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo.
 8 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.

Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.