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 Synopsis for Keys coastal waters from Ocean Reef to Dry Tortugas
 427 AM EST Tue Jan 31 2023
 
 
 .SYNOPSIS...Gentle to moderate east to southeast breezes will
 prevail today through Thursday as high pressure slowly recedes to
 the east into the western North Atlantic. Breezes will slacken
 Thursday night and Friday ahead of a cold front that will near the
 coastal waters of the Florida Keys late Friday. Freshening
 northerly breezes are likely Friday night, with moderate to
 possibly fresh northeasterly breezes lingering into Saturday and
 Saturday night.
 
 The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of
 January 31, 2023...
 
 44 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.
 32 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.
 31 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.
 37 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.
 38 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.
 10 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada.
 9 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo.
 9 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.
 
 Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.
 
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   GMZ042>044-311530-  Hawk Channel from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out to the reef-  Hawk Channel from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile Bridge out  to the reef-  Hawk Channel from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to Halfmoon Shoal  out to the reef-  427 AM EST Tue Jan 31 2023    TODAY  East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas around 2  feet. Nearshore waters a light chop.  TONIGHT  East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore  waters a light to moderate chop.  WEDNESDAY  East to southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas around 2  feet. Nearshore waters a light chop.  WEDNESDAY NIGHT  East winds near 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.  Nearshore waters a light chop.  THURSDAY  East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to  3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop.  THURSDAY NIGHT  Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to  3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop.  FRIDAY  South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest. Seas 1  to 2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated  showers.  FRIDAY NIGHT  West to northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming  northwest to north and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 2  feet, building to 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light  chop, becoming choppy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  SATURDAY  North to northeast winds near 15 knots, becoming  northeast. Seas 2 to 3 feet, except 2 to 4 feet west of Cosgrove  Shoal Light. Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Isolated showers  and thunderstorms.  SATURDAY NIGHT  Northeast to east winds near 15 knots. Seas 2  to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Isolated showers.    $$