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FPUS72 KKEY 281729
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
129 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

FLZ077-GMZ055-075-281830-
MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY TORTUGAS
OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY TORTUGAS
20 TO 60 NM OUT-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...MARATHON
129 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.NOW...
THROUGH 230 PM...ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY
ACROSS THE FLORIDA STRAITS...BEYOND 20 NM SOUTH OF THE DRY TORTUGAS.
MARINERS ENCOUNTERING THESE SHOWERS CAN EXPECT POOR VISIBILITY IN
POCKETS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL.

$$

FLZ076-GMZ031-042-281830-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND BUTTONWOOD
SOUND-HAWK CHANNEL FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT TO THE REEF-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...KEY LARGO
129 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.NOW...
THROUGH 230 PM...AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY WILL MOVE SOUTH SOUTHEAST AT
AROUND 10 KNOTS OFF OF MAINLAND MONROE...ENTERING THE UPPER WATERS OF
FLORIDA BAY. THIS BOUNDARY WILL GENERATE SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A
THUNDERSTORM AS IT MOVES SOUTHWARD. MARINERS AND RESIDENTS
ENCOUNTERING THESE SHOWERS CAN EXPECT BOUTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAINFALL...WIND GUSTS TO 20 KNOTS...AND POSSIBLY A LIGHTNING STRIKE
OR TWO IN THE STRONGEST ACTIVITY.

$$

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