Unsettled in the South; Pacific Storm on the West Coast

Showers and a few strong to severe thunderstorms associated with a system in southeastern Texas. A strong and cold Pacific storm will produce heavy rain and heavy mountain snow, and strong, gusty winds for parts of the West coast. Gusty winds ahead of this system may produce critical fire weather threats in the North and Central Plains this weekend. Lake effect snows persist in the Northeast.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Hawk Channel from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile Bridge out to the reef (GMZ043) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Hawk Channel from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile Bridge out to the reef (GMZ043)
Issued by: National Weather Service Key West, FL
Last Update: 429 PM EST Fri Mar 5 2021


Tonight: Northeast to east winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop. Isolated showers developing.

Saturday: Northeast to east winds near 10 knots, becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop. Scattered showers developing.

Saturday Night: West winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming north and increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet, building to 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop, becoming choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Sunday: North to northeast winds near 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet, except 3 to 5 feet west of cosgrove shoal. Nearshore waters rough. Isolated showers in the morning.

Sunday Night: Northeast winds increasing to near 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Nearshore waters becoming extremely rough.

Monday: Northeast to east winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Nearshore waters very rough.

Monday Night And Tuesday: Northeast to east winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Nearshore waters very rough.

Tuesday Night: Northeast to east winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Nearshore waters very rough. Isolated showers.

Wednesday: Northeast to east winds near 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Isolated showers.

Wednesday Night: Northeast to east winds near 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Isolated showers.



Zone Forecast: Hawk Channel from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile Bridge out to the reef (GMZ043)

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