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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
434 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

GMZ033>035-010430-
/O.NEW.KKEY.SC.Y.0037.141031T2034Z-141101T0900Z/
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-
434 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR THE GULF WATERS NORTH AND WEST THE LOWER KEYS...AS WELL
AS NORTH OF THE DRY TORTUGAS.

* WINDS AND WAVES...NORTHWESTERLY WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS ARE ALREADY
  FOUND ACROSS THE DEEP GULF WATERS NORTH OF THE DRY TORTUGAS. THESE
  WINDS WILL GRADUALLY MIGRATE INTO THE NEARSHORE WATERS NORTH OF THE
  LOWER KEYS FROM THE SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALF MOON SHOAL. SEAS OVER
  THE DEEP GULF WATERS WILL ALSO GRADUALLY INCREASE UP TO 7 FEET
  TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

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