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The following information is provided for (longitude W81.4, latitude N24.7):

        Saturday 
        4 July 2015           UT - 4h            

                         SUN
        Begin civil twilight      06:16                 
        Sunrise                   06:41                 
        Sun Overhead              13:30                 
        Sunset                    20:19                 
        End civil twilight        20:44                 

                         MOON
        Moonrise                  21:43 on preceding day
        Moon Overhead             03:29                 
        Moonset                   09:17                 
        Moonrise                  22:32                 
        Moonset                   10:20 on following day

 
Phase of the Moon on 4 July:   waning gibbous with 91% of the Moon's visible disk illuminated.
Full Moon on 1 July 2015 at 22:20 (UT - 4h).
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ABNT20 KNHC 041736
TWOAT

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
200 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Forecaster Beven


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Marine Weather Forecast

FZUS52 KKEY 042029
CWFKEY

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
429 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 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.

GMZ005-050230-
SYNOPSIS FOR KEYS COASTAL WATERS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
429 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

SYNOPSIS
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA
TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. GENTLE TO MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST
BREEZES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS COASTAL WATERS.

THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF
JULY FOURTH...

13 NM S OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
17 NM S OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
 5 NM S OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
 8 NM S OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
 8 NM S OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
12 NM SE OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
13 NM SE OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
10 NM E OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.



GMZ031-050230-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BLACKWATER SOUND, BUTTONWOOD SOUND, AND
BARNES SOUND-
429 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

TONIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 

MONDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
BAY WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ032-035-050230-
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-
429 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

SUNDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ042>044-050230-
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-
429 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

TONIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY...INCREASING
TO NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
NEARSHORE WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NEARSHORE WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ052>055-072>075-050230-
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-
429 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR INCREASING WINDS


TONIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST NEAR 15 KNOTS EARLY...INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS AND GUSTY.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ033-034-050230-
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-
429 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

TONIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO NEAR
15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



CLR

Point Forecast Weather for 3 Miles NNE Summerland Key FL Latitude: 24.705 Longitude: -81.4333

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Observations from ships and stations within 200 nautical miles of Big Torch Key, Niles Channel, Florida Latitude: 24.705 Longitude: -81.4333

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     
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
VCAF1    O 2100  24.71  -81.11   17  90  100   7.0  15.0     -     -     -   -  30.07 -0.04  87.8  90.3     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SMKF1    C 2100  24.63  -81.11   18 105  120    14    16     -     -     -   -  30.07 -0.04  86.0     -  75.7     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
KYWF1    O 2100  24.56  -81.81   23 247    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.03 -0.04  91.9  89.1     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
SANF1    C 2150  24.46  -81.88   29 239  110    14    15     -     -     -   -  30.04 -0.04  84.9     -  75.9     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
LONF1    C 2100  24.84  -80.86   32  76  120    12    13     -     -     -   -  30.08 -0.04  85.3  88.9  75.4     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
MLRF1    C 2100  25.01  -80.38   60  72  120    14    14     -     -     -   -  30.06 -0.04  84.0  86.4     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
PLSF1    C 2100  24.69  -82.77   73 269  120    10    11     -     -     -   -  30.06 -0.04  86.0     -     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
NPSF1    O 2100  26.13  -81.81   88 346    -     -     -     -     -     -   -  30.11 -0.01     -  89.8     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
VAKF1    O 2100  25.73  -80.16   92  48  110   8.0  12.0     -     -     -   -  30.06 -0.04  85.3  88.9     -     -    -     -     -     -      -     -     -      -  ---- -----        -       -       -       -      -      -              -
    9 observations reported for 2100 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 Torch Key, Niles Channel, Florida


Adolphus Busch Sr
Depth: 100 ft. (30.48 m)
Distance: 12.17 miles (10.57 nautical)
Location: 24.530683° -81.461467°
Heading: S (188°)
Monroe County

Wilkes Barre Bow Section
Depth: 250 ft. (76.20 m)
Distance: 16.97 miles (14.74 nautical)
Location: 24.4849° -81.553367°
Heading: SSW (203°)
Monroe County

Wilkes Barre Stern Section
Depth: 250 ft. (76.20 m)
Distance: 16.97 miles (14.74 nautical)
Location: 24.484483° -81.5523°
Heading: SSW (203°)
Monroe County

Uss Fred T Berry Dd858
Depth: 350 ft. (106.68 m)
Distance: 18.60 miles (16.16 nautical)
Location: 24.459° -81.5537°
Heading: SSW (201°)
Monroe County

USS Kendrick Dd612
Depth: 320 ft. (97.54 m)
Distance: 19.93 miles (17.31 nautical)
Location: 24.460133° -81.601067°
Heading: SSW (208°)
Monroe County

USS Saufley Dd465
Depth: 420 ft. (128.02 m)
Distance: 20.03 miles (17.39 nautical)
Location: 24.449033° -81.5829°
Heading: SSW (204°)
Monroe County

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


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