SEAS ARE 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.
Synopsis...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED ACROSS NORTH CAROLINA WILL EXPAND
INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC OCEAN THIS AFTERNOON...REMAINING IN PLACE
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...BEFORE SLIDING SOUTH AND WEAKENING A BIT
TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE END OF THIS WEEK.
THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM AS OF JUNE 18...
15 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY.
13 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS.
13 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST.
14 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY.
15 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON.
17 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA.
13 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO.
11 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.
GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.
Today: E wind 14 to 16 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight: ENE wind 15 to 17 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday: E wind 14 to 16 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday Night: E wind 13 to 16 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday: ESE wind 11 to 13 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday Night: ESE wind 12 to 14 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday: SSE wind 11 to 14 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday Night: SE wind 9 to 11 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft.
Sunday: SE wind 10 to 12 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
*Notices: (1) This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics. (2) The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.