Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out 20 - 60 NM Marine Forecast
|Overnight...Northeast To East Winds Near 20 Knots. Seas 4 To 6 Feet, Building To 5 To 7 Feet After Midnight. Isolated Showers.|
|Tuesday And Tuesday Night...East Winds Near 20 Knots. Seas 6 To 8 Feet. Isolated Showers.|
|Wednesday...East Winds Near 20 Knots. Seas 5 To 7 Feet. Isolated Showers.|
|Wednesday Night...East To Southeast Winds Near 20 Knots. Seas 6 To 8 Feet. Scattered Showers.|
|Thursday...East To Southeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 5 To 7 Feet. Isolated Showers.|
|Thursday Night...East To Southeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 5 To 7 Feet. Isolated Showers.|
|Friday...Southeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots, Decreasing To 10 To 15 Knots In The Afternoon. Seas 4 To 6 Feet. Isolated Showers.|
|Friday Night...Southeast Winds 10 To 15 Knots, Becoming Northwest And Increasing To 15 To 20 Knots After Midnight. Seas 2 To 4 Feet. Scattered Showers And Isolated Thunderstorms.|
|Saturday...Northwest To North Winds 20 To 25 Knots. Seas 4 To 7 Feet. Scattered Showers.|
|Saturday Night...North Winds 20 To 25 Knots. Seas 5 To 8 Feet. Isolated Showers.|
| Area Forecast Discussion|
National Weather Service Key West FL
1053pm EST Monday Feb 6 2023
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.
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.