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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
613 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

GMZ032-033-035-043-044-053-054-073-271115-
613 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS PERSIST OVER THE COASTAL WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL
OUT 20 NM...
BAY AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT TO 5
FATHOMS...
GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT AND
BEYOND 5 FATHOMS...
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE 20
TO 60 NM OUT...

AT 612 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS NEAR 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 NM NORTHEAST
OF SMITH SHOAL LIGHT TO PIGEON KEY TO NEAR FLOYD`S WALL SOUTHWEST...
MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WESTERN SAMBO...LITTLE PINE KEY...LONG KEY VIADUCT...STOCK ISLAND...
CHANNEL KEY PASS LIGHT...CUDJOE BAY AND SAND KEY LIGHT.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS NEAR 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 2510 8148 2499 8095 2455 8055 2424 8202
      2531 8220

$$



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