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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
133 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

FLZ076-078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-181845-
MONROE UPPER 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-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...KEY LARGO...KEY WEST
133 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
UNTIL 230 PM...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
AFFECT THE NEARSHORE WATERS OUT 20 NM BOTH NORTH AND SOUTH OF THE
ISLAND CHAIN...AS WELL AS THE OUTER WATERS OF MAINLAND MONROE AND
FLORIDA BAY. MOVEMENT OF THE ACTIVITY WILL BE TOWARD THE EAST NEAR 10
KNOTS. OVER LAND...SEVERAL ISLAND COMMUNITIES FROM BIG PINE KEY TO
GRASSY KEY...AS WELL AS FROM CRAIG KEY TO KEY LARGO WILL RECEIVE
POCKETS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN. STRONGER CELLS WILL GENERATE GUSTY
WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH...CUT VISIBILITY TO BELOW 4 MILES IN MODERATE
TO HEAVY RAIN AND OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO SURFACE LIGHTNING STRIKES.

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