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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1040 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-251600-
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
1040 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.NOW...
THROUGH NOON...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
CONCENTRATED ACROSS THE IMMEDIATE GULF WATERS WITHIN 10 NM NORTH OF
THE LOWER KEYS WESTWARD TO 10 NM NORTH OF REBECCA SHOAL LIGHT. OVER
LAND...A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY IMPACT LOCATIONS IN THE
LOWER KEYS...MAINLY AROUND THE BIG PINE KEY AREA AND THE TORCHES. ON
THE WATERS...OTHER ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL BE FOUND BEYOND 25 NM SOUTH
OF THE FLORIDA REEF BETWEEN MARATHON HUMPS OUT TO THE TORTUGAS
ECOLOGICAL RESERVE SOUTH. MARINERS IN THE PATH OF THE STRONGER
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ENCOUNTER BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL ACCOMPANIED BY VISIBILITY BELOW 4 MILES...WIND GUSTS AROUND
25 KNOTS...AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES.

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FUTTERMAN



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