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ABNT20 KNHC 310516
TWOAT

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
200 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Fred, which is nearing the easternmost Cape Verde Islands.

&&
Public Advisories on Tropical Storm Fred are issued under WMO
header WTNT31 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT1.
Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Storm Fred are issued under WMO
header WTNT21 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT1.

$$
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FZUS52 KKEY 310833
CWFKEY

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
433 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

FLORIDA BAY...HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO
SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS...AND THE EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF
MEXICO...INCLUDING THE FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ005-311430-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
433 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

SYNOPSIS
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF
MEXICO WILL LIFT NORTHWARD TODAY. MEANWHILE...A WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
RIDGE WILL BUILD WEST ACROSS SOUTHERN FLORIDA...BRINGING LIGHTER
BREEZES. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER OR NEAR THE
FLORIDA PENINSULA TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF AUGUST 29...

21 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
11 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
11 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
13 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
11 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
 4 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
 1 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
 2 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.



GMZ031-311430-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BLACKWATER SOUND, BUTTONWOOD SOUND, AND
BARNES SOUND-
433 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

TODAY
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10
KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10
KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ032-035-311430-
BAYSIDE AND GULFSIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE-
GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON
SHOAL OUT TO 5 FATHOMS-
433 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

TODAY
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS EARLY...DECREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP...BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1
FOOT. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ042>044-311430-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT TO THE REEF-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE OUT
TO THE REEF-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
OUT TO THE REEF-
433 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS EARLY...DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET...SUBSIDING TO AROUND 2 FEET. NEARSHORE
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP...BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ052>055-072>075-311430-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO SOUTH OF
HALFMOON SHOAL OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY
TORTUGAS OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO SOUTH OF
HALFMOON SHOAL 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY
TORTUGAS 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
433 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS EARLY...DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ033-034-311430-
GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT
AND BEYOND 5 FATHOMS-
GULF OF MEXICO INCLUDING DRY TORTUGAS AND REBECCA SHOAL CHANNEL-
433 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL WINDS DECREASE


TODAY
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY...DECREASING
TO NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



CLR

Point Forecast Weather for 4NM E Content Keys FL Gulf of Mexico Latitude: 24.7883 Longitude: -81.4117

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Observations from ships and stations within 200 nautical miles of Big Spanish Key, Florida Latitude: 24.7883 Longitude: -81.4117

ID      T1 TIME    LAT     LON DIST HDG WDIR  WSPD   GST  WVHT   DPD   APD MWD   PRES  PTDY  ATMP  WTMP  DEWP   VIS  TCC  TIDE  S1HT  S1PD  S1DIR  S2HT  S2PD  S2DIR   Ice   Sea      SwH      SwP     SwD     WWH    WWP    WWD      STEEPNESS
           (GMT)                 nm  °T   °T   kts   kts    ft   sec   sec  °T     in    in    °F    °F    °F   nmi  8th    ft    ft   sec     °T    ft   sec     °T   Acc   Ice       ft      sec              ft    sec     
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LONF1    C 0800  24.84  -80.86   30  84  160     8     9     -     -     -   -  29.99 -0.04  83.3  84.0  73.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MLRF1    C 0800  25.01  -80.38   58  77  120     9    11     -     -     -   -  29.98 -0.04  82.9  86.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SHIP     S 0800  24.80  -80.20   66  89  130  14.0     -   1.6   2.0     -   -  29.98 -0.03  80.1  84.9  74.5    11    4     -   1.6   4.0    100     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PLSF1    C 0800  24.69  -82.77   74 266    -    13    14     -     -     -   -      -     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    4 observations reported for 0800 GMT

ID      T1 TIME    LAT     LON DIST HDG WDIR  WSPD   GST  WVHT   DPD   APD MWD   PRES  PTDY  ATMP  WTMP  DEWP   VIS  TCC  TIDE  S1HT  S1PD  S1DIR  S2HT  S2PD  S2DIR   Ice   Sea      SwH      SwP     SwD     WWH    WWP    WWD      STEEPNESS
           (GMT)                 nm  °T   °T   kts   kts    ft   sec   sec  °T     in    in    °F    °F    °F   nmi  8th    ft    ft   sec     °T    ft   sec     °T   Acc   Ice       ft      sec              ft    sec     
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NFBF1    O 0754  25.08  -81.10   24  44  170  11.1  12.0     -     -     -   -  29.97     -  84.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NFBF1    O 0748  25.08  -81.10   24  44  180  12.0  13.0     -     -     -   -  29.98     -  84.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NFBF1    O 0742  25.08  -81.10   24  44  180  12.0  14.0     -     -     -   -  29.98     -  84.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NFBF1    O 0736  25.08  -81.10   24  44  170  11.1  13.0     -     -     -   -  29.98     -  84.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NFBF1    O 0730  25.08  -81.10   24  44  180   9.9  12.0     -     -     -   -  29.98     -  84.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NFBF1    O 0724  25.08  -81.10   24  44  180  11.1  13.0     -     -     -   -  29.98     -  84.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NFBF1    O 0718  25.08  -81.10   24  44  170   9.9  12.0     -     -     -   -  29.98     -  84.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NFBF1    O 0712  25.08  -81.10   24  44  170  11.1  13.0     -     -     -   -  29.98     -  84.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NFBF1    O 0706  25.08  -81.10   24  44  170  11.1  13.0     -     -     -   -  29.98     -  84.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NFBF1    O 0700  25.08  -81.10   24  44  180  11.1  13.0     -     -     -   -  29.98 -0.04  84.4     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
LONF1    C 0700  24.84  -80.86   30  84  160    10    11     -     -     -   -  30.01 -0.04  83.3  84.2  73.9     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SANF1    C 0750  24.46  -81.88   32 232  180    14     -     -     -     -   -  29.96 -0.03  83.1     -  73.2     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MLRF1    C 0700  25.01  -80.38   58  77  130     9    10     -     -     -   -  29.99 -0.04  83.1  86.7     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PLSF1    C 0700  24.69  -82.77   74 266    -    11    12     -     -     -   -      -     -     -     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RKXF1    O 0745  26.05  -81.70   77 348  100   6.0     -     -     -     -   -  30.00     -  75.4     -  75.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RKXF1    O 0730  26.05  -81.70   77 348  100   6.0     -     -     -     -   -  30.00     -  75.4     -  75.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RKXF1    O 0715  26.05  -81.70   77 348  100   6.0     -     -     -     -   -  30.03     -  75.4     -  75.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
RKXF1    O 0700  26.05  -81.70   77 348   90   5.1     -     -     -     -   -  30.03 -0.03  75.4     -  75.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    18 observations reported for 0700 GMT



DIST: distance GST: gusts MWD: mean wave direction DEWP: dew point
HDG: heading WVHT: wave height PRES: sea level pressure VIS: visibility
WDIR: wind direction DPD: dominant wave period PTDY: pressure tendency ID: 41xxxx Atlantic, 42xxxx Gulf
WSPD: wind speed APD: average wave period ATMP: air temp nm: nautical miles

B = Buoy, C = C-MAN Station, D = Drifting Buoy, S = Ship, O = Other
Data provided by the National Data Buoy Center

Florida's Most Wanted Artificial Reefs 500 Reef locations pinpointed on NOAA Nautical charts with maps marine weather forecast realtime buoy reports and more.
Notable Artificial Reefs Within 20 nautical miles of Big Spanish Key, Florida


Adolphus Busch Sr
Depth: 100 ft. (30.48 m)
Distance: 18.07 miles (15.69 nautical)
Location: 24.530683° -81.461467°
Heading: S (189°)
Monroe County

Wilkes Barre Bow Section
Depth: 250 ft. (76.20 m)
Distance: 22.77 miles (19.78 nautical)
Location: 24.4849° -81.553367°
Heading: SSW (200°)
Monroe County

Wilkes Barre Stern Section
Depth: 250 ft. (76.20 m)
Distance: 22.77 miles (19.78 nautical)
Location: 24.484483° -81.5523°
Heading: SSW (200°)
Monroe County

Distances and headings are approximate and are not intended for navigation.


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