...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: High pressure centered over the Great Lakes will
build southwest into the Gulf of Mexico tonight and Wednesday.
Meanwhile, a low pressure system will slowly develop near the
Bahamas. Freshening northerly breezes are expected as the low
pressure system moves southeast through the Bahamas, and a period
of strong north to northeast breezes are expected Wednesday night
and Thursday. Breezes will diminish and turn to the east
southeast Friday through Sunday.
The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of
52 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.
48 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.
44 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.
16 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.
13 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.
9 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada.
6 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo.
4 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.
Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.
Northwest to north winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to near 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop, becoming a moderate chop. Isolated showers.
Northwest to north winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet, except 3 to 5 feet west of cosgrove shoal light. Nearshore waters choppy. Isolated showers.
North winds near 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters rough, becoming very rough. Isolated showers.
North to northeast winds 20 to 25 knots, decreasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 5 feet, subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. nearshore waters very rough, becoming choppy. Isolated showers.
North to northeast winds increasing to near 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters becoming rough. isolated showers.
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet, subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters choppy, becoming a moderate chop. Isolated showers.
Northeast to east winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Isolated showers.
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Isolated showers.
East winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop. Isolated showers.
Sunday And Sunday Night
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. isolated showers.