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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
600 AM 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-
600 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon over
Florida Bay, the upper and middle Florida Keys, and adjacent
coastal waters. The primary thunderstorm hazard will be lightning
strikes.

Isolated thunderstorms are expected tonight across the Florida
Keys and adjacent waters. The primary thunderstorm hazard will be
lightning strikes.

A Small Craft Advisory likely will be issued for all Florida Keys
coastal waters later this afternoon because strong northeast to
east breezes are expected to develop quickly across the area this
evening. East winds are expected to increase to 20 to 25 knots,
with seas building to 7 to 10 feet in the Straits of Florida
tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A Small Craft Advisory likely will be required for most Florida
Keys coastal waters zones from Friday through Saturday night.

Hazardous weather is not expected from Sunday through Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Kasper



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