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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Key West FL
230 PM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-241000-
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-
230 PM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR ALL KEYS WATERS...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS AND ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A Small Craft Advisory will be in effect for all Keys coastal
waters due to sustained northeast to east surface winds increasing
to 20 to 25 knots.

Isolated thunderstorms will impact the Florida Keys, as well as
nearshore and offshore waters surrounding the island chain. The
primary thunderstorm hazard will be cloud to surface lightning
strikes.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A Small Craft Advisory will likely be required for all Keys
coastal waters Friday and Friday night. A Small Craft Advisory
will likely be required for the coastal waters of the Atlantic
Saturday. A Small Craft Advisory may be required for the coastal
waters of Florida Bay and the Gulf of Mexico Saturday. A Small
Craft Advisory may be required for the coastal waters of the
Atlantic Saturday night.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time for Sunday through
Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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