Thunderstorms expected near the western Gulf Coast and parts of the Florida coast. West Coast states will continue to be warm and dry.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected near the western Gulf Coast and southern/eastern Florida Coast through the weekend. Accumulations up to 4 and 5 inches are likely for these locations. Warm and dry conditions are expected for most of the West this weekend. Late-summer heat and humidity will persist across much of eastern half of the U.S. through the weekend.
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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

8NM SW Florida Bay FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Showers Likely

    ENE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 81 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely

    ENE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    SE 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 82 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely

    SE 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    SSE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 82 °F

  • Tuesday

    Scattered Showers

    SSW 15kt
    1-2ft

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    SSW 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 82 °F

  • Wednesday

    Scattered Showers

    SSW 20kt
    1-2ft

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    SW 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 82 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:28 pm EDT Aug 27, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT Aug 27, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 3, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

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: BROAD HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE MID ATLANTIC AND SOUTHEASTERN COAST OF THE UNITED STATES THIS WEEKEND. MEANWHILE...A TROPICAL WAVE NEARING THE CAY SAL BANK WILL TRACK WEST NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...PASSING THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS BY SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS SYSTEM WILL MOVE NORTHWEST INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF AUGUST 27...

4 NM S OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 2 NM S OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 6 NM S OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 10 NM S OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 11 NM S OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 8 NM SE OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 7 NM SE OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 5 NM E OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

Tonight
ENE wind around 15 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
ENE wind around 15 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
SSE wind around 15 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
SSW wind around 15 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
SSW wind around 15 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday
SSW wind around 20 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Wednesday Night
SW wind around 15 kt. Scattered 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: 24.93°N 80.87°W
Last Update: 6:28 pm EDT Aug 27, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT Aug 27, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 3, 2016
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