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Alva Chapman Reef Latitude: 25.29445 Longitude: -80.15167

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Alva Chapman Reef
Monroe County, Florida

Latitude

Longitude

25.29445° -80.15167°
25° 17' 40" N 80° 9' 6" W
25° 17.66 N 80° 9.1 W

Depth: 220' Relief: '
Date Reef Deployed: 12/31/78
Reef Materials: Ship Concrete Steel Pipe
Reef Description: Two Concrete Boat Hulls & Dredge Pipe
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of Alva Chapman Reef Latitude: 25.29445 Longitude: -80.15167
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136 
ABNT20 KNHC 250515
TWOAT 

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on recently
downgraded Subtropical Depression Leslie, located about 1200 miles
west of the Azores.

A broad area of low pressure located about 300 miles south of Cape
Hatteras, North Carolina, continues to produce showers and
thunderstorms on its north side.  Satellite data indicate that the
circulation of the low is elongated and not well organized.
However, this system could still become a tropical depression later
today while it moves northwestward.  By tonight and Wednesday,
additional development appears unlikely, due to strong upper-level
winds, while the system moves northward and north-northeastward near
the southeastern United States coast. Regardless of tropical cyclone
formation, this system will likely enhance rainfall across portions
of northeastern South Carolina and eastern North Carolina later
today and tonight. In addition, dangerous surf conditions and rip
currents are expected along portions of the North Carolina coast
today. For more information, please see products from your local
National Weather Service office.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...50 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...50 percent.

The remnants of Kirk are located about 1100 miles east of the
Windward Islands and are moving quickly westward at around 25 mph.
This system continues to produce a large area of showers and
thunderstorms, along with winds to gale force on its north side.
However, satellite data indicate that the system still lacks a
closed circulation.  This disturbance could redevelop into a
tropical cyclone during the next couple of days before it moves
into an area of highly unfavorable upper-level winds while it
approaches the Caribbean Sea.  Interests in the Windward and
Leeward Islands should monitor the progress of this disturbance as
gusty winds and locally heavy rains are likely even if the system
does not redevelop into a tropical cyclone.  For more information on
this system, see High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather
Service.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...60 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...60 percent.

Subtropical Depression Leslie is forecast to become post-tropical
tonight after it merges with a cold front over the central Atlantic.
After that time, Leslie could reacquire subtropical or tropical
characteristics by the end of the week as it meanders over the
central Atlantic.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...70 percent.

&&

High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service can be
found under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01 KWBC, and
on the Web at https://ocean.weather.gov/shtml/NFDHSFAT1.shtml.

$$
Forecaster Cangialosi


Marine Forecast for Alva Chapman Reef as requested 07:23:55, Sep 25
NWS Forecast for: 5NM NE Carysfort Reef Light FL
Atlantic Ocean

Issued by: National Weather Service Miami - South Florida
Last Update: 6:46 am EDT Sep 25, 2018



Today: ESE wind 6 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Dominant period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Tonight: ESE wind 11 to 16 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 to 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

Wednesday: E wind 9 to 11 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Wednesday Night: E wind 10 to 12 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 4 to 5 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Thursday: E wind around 9 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Thursday Night: E wind around 11 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Friday: E wind around 11 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Friday Night: E wind around 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 3 to 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

Saturday: E wind around 16 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.


Marine Point Forecast: 25.3°N 80.14°W
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

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Distance: 5.19 miles (4.51 nautical)
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Doc De Milly
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Distance: 5.22 miles (4.53 nautical)
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Distance: 5.28 miles (4.58 nautical)
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Berry Patch
Depth: 150 ft. (45.72 m)
Distance: 5.31 miles (4.61 nautical)
Location: 25.368883° -80.130217°
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Scott Masonchaite
Depth: 240 ft. (73.15 m)
Distance: 6.58 miles (5.71 nautical)
Location: 25.384767° -80.1183°
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Santa Rita
Depth: 245 ft. (74.68 m)
Distance: 7.42 miles (6.44 nautical)
Location: 25.387517° -80.092333°
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Belcher Barge
Depth: 120 ft. (36.58 m)
Distance: 8.43 miles (7.32 nautical)
Location: 25.412917° -80.1191°
Heading: NNE (15°)
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Almirante
Depth: 125 ft. (38.10 m)
Distance: 8.70 miles (7.55 nautical)
Location: 25.416333° -80.11675°
Heading: NNE (15°)
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Sir Scott
Depth: 220 ft. (67.06 m)
Distance: 16.75 miles (14.54 nautical)
Location: 25.529817° -80.087383°
Heading: NNE (14°)
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Pioneer One
Depth: 215 ft. (65.53 m)
Distance: 16.95 miles (14.72 nautical)
Location: 25.531983° -80.0839°
Heading: NNE (15°)
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Tide Predictions near Alva Chapman Reef


Carysfort Reef Florida
Distance: 6.27 miles (5.45 nautical)
Location: 25.2217° -80.2117° SW (220°)

Ocean Reef Harbor Key Largo Florida
Distance: 8.09 miles (7.02 nautical)
Location: 25.31° -80.28° W (278°)

Christmas Point Elliott Key Florida
Distance: 8.31 miles (7.22 nautical)
Location: 25.3917° -80.23° NW (322°)

Adams Key south end Biscayne Bay Florida
Distance: 8.71 miles (7.56 nautical)
Location: 25.3967° -80.2333° NW (323°)

Totten Key west side Biscayne Bay Florida
Distance: 8.75 miles (7.60 nautical)
Location: 25.3783° -80.2567° NW (310°)

Billys Point south of Elliott Key Biscayne Bay Florida
Distance: 9.09 miles (7.89 nautical)
Location: 25.415° -80.21° NNW (335°)

Pumpkin Key south end Card Sound Florida
Distance: 9.09 miles (7.90 nautical)
Location: 25.325° -80.2933° WNW (283°)

Wednesday Point Key Largo Card Sound Florida
Distance: 9.22 miles (8.01 nautical)
Location: 25.31° -80.2983° W (277°)

East Arsenicker Card Sound Florida
Distance: 10.30 miles (8.95 nautical)
Location: 25.3733° -80.2917° WNW (301°)

Elliott Key Harbor Elliott Key Biscayne Bay Florida
Distance: 11.33 miles (9.84 nautical)
Location: 25.4533° -80.1967° NNW (345°)

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