Calm Midweek, Before Weekend Winter Storm?

The weather pattern remains mostly quiet midweek but this may change by the weekend as confidence is increasing on a winter storm along the East Coast. On Wednesday, expect below normal temperatures for the Eastern half of the U.S., locally heavy snow in the southern Rockies and High Plains, showers and isolated thunderstorms in Florida and air stagnation issues in the Northwest.
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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

3NM NW Davis Reef Light FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Scattered Showers

    S 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Scattered Showers

    S 15kt
    1-2ft

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    Light Wind
    1ft

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Isolated Showers

    Light Wind
    1ft

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Isolated Showers

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Isolated Showers

    W 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    Winds IncreasingNNW 20kt
    1ft

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Isolated Showers

    NW 25kt
    1ft

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NNW 20kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 46 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:15 am CST Jan 26, 2022
Forecast Valid: 2am CST Jan 26, 2022-6pm CST Feb 1, 2022

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: Gentle to moderate southeast breezes will prevail across Florida Keys coastal waters this evening, as low pressure moves eastward across the Gulf of Mexico. The low will weaken tonight, with gentle to moderate breezes rapidly clocking around from southeast to south and southwest. Gentle to moderate northwest to north breezes will develop Wednesday night and continue through Friday. A powerful cold front is forecast to blast through the Keys waters late Friday night, followed by strong northerly winds through much of the weekend.

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of January 25...

51 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key. 15 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys. 8 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West. 7 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key. 9 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon. 7 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada. 6 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo. 5 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.

Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Overnight
S wind around 15 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday
S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Wednesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Isolated showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
WNW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NNW 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Showers likely. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Isolated showers. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
NNW wind around 20 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

*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: 24.97°N 80.54°W
Last Update: 1:15 am CST Jan 26, 2022
Forecast Valid: 2am CST Jan 26, 2022-6pm CST Feb 1, 2022
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