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Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
513 AM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico

Seas 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.

GMZ015-272115-
NE Gulf N of 25N E of 87W-
513 AM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW 10 kt
in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers.
.THU...SW to W winds 20 to 30 kt with frequent gusts to gale
force. Seas 4 to 7 ft S of 27N, and 7 to 10 ft elsewhere.
Scattered showers.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt with frequent gusts to gale
force. Seas 6 to 9 ft S of 27N, and 8 to 12 ft elsewhere.
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt with frequent gusts to gale force.
Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
444 AM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-280845-
Monroe Upper Keys-Monroe Middle Keys-Monroe Lower Keys-
Florida Bay including Barnes Sound, Blackwater Sound, and
Buttonwood Sound-
Bayside and Gulf side from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile
Bridge-
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-
Gulf of Mexico from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to Halfmoon
Shoal out to 5 Fathoms-
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-
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-
444 AM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Florida Keys and
adjacent coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible tonight. The primary
thunderstorm hazards will be possible cloud to surface lightning
strikes.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible Thursday and Thursday
night. The primary thunderstorm hazards will be possible cloud to
surface lightning strikes and locally heavy rainfall.

Cautions will likely be needed across all coastal waters as early
as Thursday after the passage of a cold front and will extend
through at least Saturday. Winds are expected to peak on Friday
and Friday night, with Small Craft Advisories likely needed for
all waters during these periods.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

NB

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
422 AM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
280230-
Lake Okeechobee-Biscayne Bay-
Coastal waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM
excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas-Glades-Hendry-
Inland Palm Beach-Metro Palm Beach-Coastal Collier-Inland Collier-
Inland Broward-Metro Broward-Inland Miami-Dade-Metro Miami-Dade-
Mainland Monroe-Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-
Dade-Far South Miami-Dade-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
422 AM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

...An Isolated Thunderstorm Or Two Possible Today...
...Strong To Severe Thunderstorms Possible By Thursday Evening...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Thunderstorms: While unlikely, a stray thunderstorm may develop
today. Lightning will be the primary hazard associated with any storm
that does develop.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A frontal system is forecast to approach South Florida later this
week. Thunderstorms may develop ahead of this system, capable of
producing strong to damaging wind gusts. Additionally, isolated
tornados, small hail, and flooding cannot be ruled out. Hazardous
marine conditions may also develop as this feature approaches the
region. Additionally, a high risk for rip currents may materialize
along both the Atlantic and Gulf waters later this week in
association with the approach/passage of this frontal system. Surf
may also be elevated, particularly along the Gulf waters later this
week and into the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

For more information...visit the National Weather Service in
Miami website at www.weather.gov/miami.

$$


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
610 AM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-271115-
Monroe Upper Keys-Monroe Middle Keys-Monroe Lower Keys-
Florida Bay including Barnes Sound, Blackwater Sound, and Buttonwood
Sound-
Bayside and Gulf side from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile
Bridge-
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-
Gulf of Mexico from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to Halfmoon Shoal
out to 5 Fathoms-
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-
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-
Including the Communities of Key Largo, Marathon, and Key West
610 AM EDT Wed Oct 27 2021

.NOW...
Through 700 am, a broken band of widely scattered weak showers will
be found over the Florida Straits 40 to 60 nm south of the island
chain. This activity will move eastward at around 10 knots, and will
be capable of producing wind gusts near 20 knots, and reduced
visibility in moderate to heavy rain.

$$

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