GMZ005-090345-
 Synopsis for Keys coastal waters from Ocean Reef to Dry Tortugas
 441 PM EST Wed Feb 8 2023
 
 
 .SYNOPSIS...Moderate to fresh easterly breezes will prevail
 across the Florida Keys coastal waters through tonight. As high
 pressure moves east into the western North Atlantic, winds will
 veer to the east to southeast on Thursday. Moderate to fresh east
 to southeast breezes will continue through Friday, before
 briefly slackening Friday night as a cold front approaches the
 coastal waters. In the wake of the cold frontal passage Saturday
 afternoon or evening, breezes will freshen and back to the northwest
 to north. Winds will clock to the north to northeast and slacken
 for Sunday and Sunday, as a second area of high pressure slides
 across the Florida Peninsula.
 
 The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of
 February 09, 2023...
 
 29 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.
 19 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.
 14 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.
 13 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.
 14 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.
 8 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada.
 31 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo.
 
 Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.
 
 $$



   GMZ052>055-072>075-090345-  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-  441 PM EST Wed Feb 8 2023    SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT    TONIGHT  East winds near 20 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet, subsiding  to 5 to 7 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  THURSDAY  East to southeast winds near 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7  feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.  THURSDAY NIGHT  East to southeast winds near 20 knots,  decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet.  Isolated showers.  FRIDAY  East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to  6 feet. Isolated showers.  FRIDAY NIGHT  East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming  southeast to south and decreasing to near 15 knots after midnight.  Seas 3 to 5 feet, subsiding to 3 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and  isolated thunderstorms.  SATURDAY  Southeast to south winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming  southwest to west and increasing to near 15 knots in the afternoon.  Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.  SATURDAY NIGHT  Northwest to north winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas  building to 5 to 8 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  SUNDAY  Northwest to north winds 20 to 25 knots, decreasing to 15  to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 feet, subsiding to 4 to  6 feet. Isolated showers.  SUNDAY NIGHT  Northwest to north winds near 15 knots, becoming  north to northeast. Seas 3 to 5 feet.  MONDAY  Northeast to east winds near 15 knots. Seas 4 to  5 feet, subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in the afternoon.  MONDAY NIGHT  East winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2  to 4 feet.    $$