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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
551 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-061100-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE 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-
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-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY TORTUGAS
20 TO 60 NM OUT-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON...KEY WEST
551 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.NOW...
THROUGH 700 AM...SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL EXTEND FROM THE OUTER GULF
WATERS WEST OF MAINLAND MONROE...THE NEARSHORE GULF AND BAY SIDE
WATERS OF THE FLORIDA KEYS...AND CONTINUING INTO THE OUTER FLORIDA
STRAITS OFF OF THE UPPER KEYS. THE STRONGER ACTIVITY WILL PRODUCE
WIND GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 MPH...AND HEAVY RAIN. ISLAND LOCATION FROM
SUGARLOAF THROUGH DUCK KEY CAN EXPECT A SPELL OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS...AS SOME OF THIS ACTIVITY TRACKS SOUTHEASTWARD
ACROSS THE ISLAND CHAIN AT 15 TO 20 MPH. RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO
DIMINISH OVER THE UPPER KEYS.

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