...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...
Synopsis: A broad area of low pressure in the extreme
southeastern Gulf of Mexico will move quickly eastward, and
across the Straits of Florida this afternoon and tonight. The
pressure difference between high pressure to the north and the
area of low pressure will result in strong winds overspreading our
entire marine district today through early tonight. Thereafter,
high pressure will press southward.
The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of
50 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.
33 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.
26 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.
15 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.
8 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.
11 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada.
5 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo.
3 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.
Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.
Northeast winds 25 knots with occasional gusts to 30 to 35 knots, with the highest winds expected adjacent to the lower keys. Seas 2 to 4 feet, building to 3 to 5 feet. West of cosgrove shoal light, seas building to 4 to 6 feet. Nearshore waters extremely rough. Winds and seas higher near showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Northeast winds near 25 knots, decreasing to near 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet, except 4 to 5 feet west of cosgrove shoal light. Nearshore waters extremely rough, becoming rough. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.
North to northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters becoming a light to moderate chop. Isolated showers.
North to northeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Isolated showers.
Northwest to north winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Isolated showers.
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. nearshore waters choppy.
North winds near 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop.
North to northeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop.
Saturday And Saturday Night
Northeast to east winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Isolated showers.