Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Into The End Of The Week

A slow moving low pressure system will continue to bring periods of rainfall from the Middle Atlantic to the Northeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the rainfall could be locally heavy and present some flooding concerns over the Middle Atlantic Region on Thursday.
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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

8NM SW Florida Bay FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Showers

    SW 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 72 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday

    Decreasing Clouds

    NNW 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Isolated Showers

    WNW 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    N 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    N 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Clear

    NE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    ENE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    E 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 75 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:56 pm EDT May 4, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT May 4, 2016-6pm EDT May 11, 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: A STORMY EVENING IS EXPECTED WITH NEAR GALE CONDITIONS AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN AND NEAR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS WILL SHIFT NORTHWEST AND DIMINISH SOME OVERNIGHT AS A TROUGH MOVES THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS. A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA. A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE AREA BY EARLY THURSDAY. THEREAFTER...A HIGH PRESSURE AREA WILL MIGRATE EASTWARD...FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO ACROSS THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF MAY 3...

23 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 26 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 24 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 20 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 17 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 9 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 5 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 2 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

Tonight
SSW wind around 20 kt becoming W after midnight. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then isolated showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
NNW wind 10 to 20 kt. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
WNW wind around 15 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
N wind around 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
WNW wind 15 to 20 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
WNW wind around 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
ENE wind around 10 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
E wind around 15 kt. Partly cloudy. 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: 6:56 pm EDT May 4, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8pm EDT May 4, 2016-6pm EDT May 11, 2016
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