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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
813 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

FLZ076-GMZ031>035-042-055-072>075-041315-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BLACKWATER SOUND, BUTTONWOOD SOUND, AND BARNES
SOUND-
BAYSIDE AND GULFSIDE 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-
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
813 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.NOW...
UNTIL 930 AM...TWO BROKEN BANDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
SURROUND THE ISLAND CHAIN...WITH THE FIRST BROKEN LINE DRAPED FROM
FLORIDA BAY TO THE NEARSHORE WATERS NORTH OF THE LOWER AND MIDDLE
KEYS...AND INTO THE OUTER WATERS OF MAINLAND MONROE. THE SECOND
BROKEN BAND WILL IMPACT THE OUTER WATERS BEYOND 25 NM SOUTHEAST OF
THE ENTIRE FLORIDA KEYS. MOVEMENT OF MOST ACTIVITY WILL BE TOWARD THE
EAST NEAR 5 KNOTS. OVER LAND...A FEW ISLANDS BETWEEN TAVERNIER AND
OCEAN REEF MAY RECEIVE A BOUT OF RAINFALL. STRONGER CELLS WILL
DELIVER WIND GUSTS NEAR 25 KNOTS...CUT VISIBILITY BELOW 4 MILES IN
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES.

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