...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR INCREASING WINDS...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY EXPECTED SUNDAY...
Synopsis: A strong cold front will pass the Keys coastal waters
on Sunday morning, exiting the upper Straits of Florida early in
the afternoon. The front will be preceded by freshening south-
southwest breezes tonight, then followed by a shift to strong
northwest winds that will peak in strength on Sunday afternoon.
Northerly winds will ease Sunday night and Monday morning, with a
relative lull in wind early Monday afternoon. Then strong high
pressure will emerge off the North Carolina coast on Tuesday,
causing easterly winds to freshen and become strong for Tuesday
and Wednesday. The next cold front may cross the waters late next
The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream is currently
Southeast winds near 15 knots early, becoming southwest 15 to 20 knots late. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop, becoming choppy. Isolated showers early, then scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Southwest to west winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming northwest near 25 knots in the late morning. Seas 2 to 4 feet, building to 3 to 6 feet in the afternoon. West of cosgrove shoal light, seas 4 to 5 feet, building to 6 to 9 feet in the afternoon. Nearshore waters choppy, becoming extremely rough. numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. West of cosgrove shoal light, seas 6 to 9 feet, subsiding to 5 to 7 feet after midnight. Nearshore waters very rough.
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Nearshore waters choppy.
Northeast to east winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters becoming choppy.
East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Nearshore waters very rough. Isolated showers.
East to southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet. Nearshore waters very rough. Isolated showers.
Southeast winds near 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Nearshore waters rough. Isolated showers.
Southeast to south winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Nearshore waters choppy. Isolated showers.
South to southwest winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms.