Synopsis For Keys Coastal Waters From Ocean Reef To Dry Tortugas
A weak pressure pattern will prevail near the Florida Keys today. An Atlantic ridge of high pressure will become established across the Florida Peninsula tonight through Saturday night. The approximate shoreward edge of the Gulf Stream current...as of July twenty-first... 37 nm south of Dry Tortugas light...on Loggerhead Key. 23 nm south of Cosgrove Shoal light...off the Marquesas Keys. 14 nm south of Sand Key light...off Key West. 28 nm south of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key. 29 nm south of Sombrero Key light...off Marathon. 12 nm southeast of Alligator Reef light...off Islamorada. 16 nm southeast of Molasses Reef light...off Key Largo. 7 nm east of Carysfort Reef light...off Ocean Reef. Gulf Stream information courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.