Tropical Storm Watch in Effect for North Carolina Coast

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for parts of the North Carolina coast. NHC is also monitoring Tropical Depression 9, which is entering the Gulf of Mexico.
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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

2NM ESE Key West FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Showers Likely

    S 15kt
    3ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 78 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely

    S 20kt
    4ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    S 15kt
    3ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 79 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Showers

    S 15kt
    3ft

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    S 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 82 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Showers

    SSW 10kt
    2-3ft

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 81 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Showers

    Light Wind
    1ft

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 82 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:15 pm EDT Aug 29, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT Aug 29, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 5, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

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: TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE IN THE EXTREME SOUTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE WEST THIS EVENING...THEM TURN TO THE NORTHWEST TO NORTH TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. MEANWHILE...A WESTERN ATLANTIC RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO THE ISLAND OF CUBA AND OUR REGION.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF AUGUST TWENTY NINTH...

8 NM S OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 3 NM S OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 2 NM S OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 4 NM S OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 7 NM S OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 10 NM SE OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 7 NM SE OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 3 NM E OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

Tonight
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Seas 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
S wind 15 to 20 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
S wind around 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
S wind around 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday
SSW wind around 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 24.55°N 81.75°W
Last Update: 6:15 pm EDT Aug 29, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT Aug 29, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 5, 2016
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