Marine Weather Net

Hawk Channel from Craig Key to West End of Seven Mile Bridge Marine Forecast


OVERNIGHT

ENE
WINDS
20
KNOTS

TUESDAY

E
WINDS
20
KNOTS

TUESDAY NIGHT

E
WINDS
15 - 20
KNOTS

WEDNESDAY

E
WINDS
15 - 20
KNOTS

The Marine Weather Forecast In Detail:
GMZ043 Forecast Issued: 1030 PM EST Mon Feb 06 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT
Overnight...Northeast To East Winds Near 20 Knots. Seas 2 To 3 Feet, Building To 3 To 4 Feet. Nearshore Waters Rough. Isolated Showers.
Tuesday...East Winds Near 20 Knots. Seas 3 To 5 Feet. Nearshore Waters Rough.
Tuesday Night...East Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 3 To 5 Feet. Nearshore Waters Choppy.
Wednesday...East Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 3 To 4 Feet. Nearshore Waters Choppy. Isolated Showers.
Wednesday Night...East To Southeast Winds Near 20 Knots. Seas 3 To 5 Feet. Nearshore Waters Rough. Isolated Showers.
Thursday...East To Southeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 3 To 5 Feet. Nearshore Waters Choppy. Isolated Showers.
Thursday Night...East To Southeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 3 To 5 Feet. Nearshore Waters Choppy. Isolated Showers.
Friday...Southeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots, Decreasing To Near 10 Knots In The Afternoon. Seas 3 To 4 Feet. Nearshore Waters Choppy, Becoming A Light Chop In The Afternoon. Isolated Showers.
Friday Night...Southeast To South Winds Near 10 Knots, Becoming Northwest And Increasing To 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 2 To 3 Feet. Nearshore Waters A Light Chop, Becoming Choppy. Scattered Showers And Isolated Thunderstorms.
Saturday...Northwest To North Winds 20 To 25 Knots. Seas 2 To 3 Feet. West Of Cosgrove Shoal Light, Seas 3 To 5 Feet, Building To 5 To 7 Feet In The Afternoon. Nearshore Waters Very Rough. Isolated Showers.
Saturday Night...North Winds 20 To 25 Knots. Seas 3 To 5 Feet, Except 6 To 7 Feet West Of Cosgrove Shoal Light. Nearshore Waters Very Rough. 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.