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FZUS72 KKEY 301448
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1048 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

GMZ031>033-035-043-044-053-054-073-074-301515-
/O.CON.KKEY.MA.W.0162.000000T0000Z-160830T1515Z/
1048 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115 AM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM
CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT 60 NM... BAY AND GULF SIDE FROM
CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT TO 5 FATHOMS... FLORIDA BAY
INCLUDING BARNES SOUND...BLACKWATER SOUND...AND BUTTONWOOD SOUND...
GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT AND
BEYOND 5 FATHOMS...

AT 1046 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED
TO DETECTED A LINE OF SHOWERS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS
OR GREATER...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 NM NORTH OF JOHN
SAWYER BANK LIGHT TO NEAR SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT TO 31 NM WEST OF ELBOW
CAY... MOVING NORTH AT 25 TO 30 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE... WESTERN SAMBO...LITTLE PINE
KEY...SANDY KEY...WOOD`S WALL WEST CRACK... CUDJOE BAY...FIRST
NATIONAL BANK AND SAND KEY LIGHT. OTHER SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN NORTHWARD MOVING RAIN BANDS WILL IMPACT ALL
ATLANTIC WATERS OUT 50 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY LIGHT WESTWARD TO
COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...AND THE NEARSHORE GULF WATERS WITHIN 20 NM
NORTH OF HORSESHOE KEY TO SMITH SHOAL LIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...LOCALLY ROUGH AND
CONFUSED NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND NEARSHORE GULF WATERS...AND REDUCED
VISIBILITY IN MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN. STAY LOW OR GO BELOW...AND
MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR NOW...AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL
THREATENING WEATHER HAS PASSED.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST AT
3 0 5...2 9 5...1 3 1 6...EXTENSION 3...OR TO THE COAST GUARD OR
NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2359 8230 2532 8200 2524 8153 2515 8152
      2510 8148 2513 8100 2371 8081 2367 8105
TIME...MOT...LOC 1446Z 174DEG 29KT 2488 8113 2458 8114 2437 8112 2425
8102 2404 8092

$$

FUTTERMAN



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