Weather Focus Shifts To The West This Weekend

A strong system and cold front will dive and carve through the West this weekend. Widespread mountain snow is expected for the favored terrain, as some winter storm watches have been issued. This system will then evolve into a multi-hazard storm of heavy rain, flooding and severe thunderstorms early to the middle of next week, from the Lower Mississippi Valley through the saturated Mid South.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out 20 NM (GMZ052) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out 20 NM (GMZ052)
Issued by: National Weather Service Key West, FL
Last Update: 423 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020




Today: Northwest to north winds 20 to 25 knots, gradually decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet, subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon.

Tonight: North to northeast winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet, building to 4 to 5 feet after midnight.

Sunday: Northeast to east winds 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to near 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

Sunday Night: East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

Monday: East to southeast winds near 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet.

Monday Night: East to southeast winds near 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet.

Tuesday: Southeast winds near 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet.

Tuesday Night: Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet.

Wednesday: Southeast to south winds decreasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 feet.

Wednesday Night: Southeast to south winds near 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.



Zone Forecast: Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out 20 NM (GMZ052)

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