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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
355 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

GMZ033-035-044-052>054-072>074-042100-
GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT AND
BEYOND 5 FATHOMS-
GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
OUT TO 5 FATHOMS-
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 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-
355 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 500 PM...ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL AFFECT NEARSHORE AND OFFSHORE
WATERS SURROUNDING THE LOWER KEYS...AND BEYOND 20 MILES SOUTH OF THE
MIDDLE AND UPPER KEYS. THESE SHOWERS WILL MOVE TO THE NORTHWEST AT 5
TO 10 KNOTS. THE STRONGEST SHOWERS WILL PRODUCE WIND GUSTS NEAR 20
KNOTS AND MODERATE RAIN...REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO NEAR THREE MILES.
A FEW OF THESE SHOWERS MAY AFFECT THE NORTH ENDS OF CUDJOE AND UPPER
SUGARLOAF KEYS WITH UP TO SEVERAL HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF
RAINFALL...BUT MOST ISLAND LOCATIONS WILL REMAIN DRY. CONDITIONS
REMAIN FAVORABLE FOR WATERSPOUT FORMATION ON NEARSHORE WATERS
NORTHWEST OF THE LOWER KEYS.

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BWC


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