Marine Weather Net

Florida Bay including Blackwater and Buttonwood Sounds Marine Forecast


OVERNIGHT

ENE
WINDS
15 - 20
KNOTS

TUESDAY

E
WINDS
15 - 20
KNOTS

WEDNESDAY

E
WINDS
15 - 20
KNOTS

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

E
WINDS
15 - 20
KNOTS

The Marine Weather Forecast In Detail:
GMZ031 Forecast Issued: 1030 PM EST Mon Feb 06 2023

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
Overnight...Northeast To East Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Bay Waters Choppy.
Tuesday...East Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Bay Waters Choppy.
Wednesday...East Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Bay Waters Choppy.
Wednesday Night...East Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Bay Waters Choppy. Isolated Showers.
Thursday...East To Southeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots, Decreasing To Near 15 Knots. Bay Waters Choppy, Becoming A Moderate Chop. Isolated Showers.
Thursday Night...East To Southeast Winds Near 15 Knots. Bay Waters A Moderate Chop. Isolated Showers.
Friday...Southeast Winds 10 To 15 Knots. Bay Waters A Light To Moderate Chop. Isolated Showers.
Friday Night...Southeast To South Winds Near 10 Knots, Becoming Northwest And Increasing To Near 15 Knots After Midnight. Bay Waters A Light Chop, Becoming A Moderate Chop After Midnight. Scattered Showers And Isolated Thunderstorms.
Saturday...Northwest Winds Near 15 Knots, Increasing To 15 To 20 Knots. Bay Waters A Moderate Chop, Becoming Choppy. Isolated Showers.
Saturday Night...North Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Bay Waters Choppy. Isolated Showers.
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Key West FL
1053pm EST Monday Feb 6 2023

Marine
Issued at 1029pm EST Monday Feb 6 2023 Northeast to east breezes are freshening from east to west, as expected. A recent scatterometer pass revealed ENE winds near 20 knots across the Straits of Florida between the Upper Keys and the Cay Sal Bank. NWS C-MAN and Weatherflow Mesonet observations along the Florida Reef tract indicate ENE winds near 20 knots, with 15-20-knot winds over Florida Bay. Winds across the extreme southeastern Gulf of Mexico are still under 15 knots, bt should be increase in the next several hours. The significant wave height at the Satan Shoal CDIP buoy southwest of Sand Key has increased to near 3 feet. A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect for Hawk Channel and the Straits of Florida, while Small Craft Should Exercise Caution Headlines cover Florida Bay and the extreme southeastern Gulf of Mexico.

Climate
On this day in 2009, both the daily record cold high temperature (64F) and the record low temperature (49F) were recorded in Marathon. Temperature records in February date back to 1951.

NOAA Key West FL Office: Watches - Warnings - Advisories
FL...None. GM...Small Craft Advisory in effect for... GMZ042-GMZ043-GMZ044-GMZ052-GMZ053-GMZ054-GMZ055- GMZ072-GMZ073-GMZ074-GMZ075.