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Coastal Waters Forecast for the Florida Keys
National Weather Service Key West FL
1028 PM EST Sat Nov 16 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
1028 PM EST Sat Nov 16 2019

.SYNOPSIS...Deepening low pressure off the South Carolina coast 
late this evening will gradually lift out and exit to the
northeast through Sunday night, leaving behind broad and weak 
high pressure centered over the western Gulf on Monday. The 
western Gulf high will strengthen and move to the northern Gulf 
Coast on Tuesday, across the Southeast U.S. on Wednesday, and 
emerge into the western Atlantic on Thursday.  

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of
November 16...

56 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.
38 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.
33 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.
25 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.
15 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.
 Less than 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