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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1047 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-220400-
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
1047 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.NOW...
A LINE OF SHOWERS IS CURRENTLY APPROACHING COSGROVE SHOAL
LIGHT...AND EASTERN DRY ROCKS SOUTH OF THE LOWER KEYS. THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THIS ACTIVITY WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHWARD ACROSS THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA AND HAWK CHANNEL AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
ELSEWHERE...MODERATE TO HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND
APPROXIMATELY 20 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ELBOW LIGHT IN THE UPPER KEYS.
THIS ACTIVITY IS MOVING TO THE EAST AT AROUND 10 KNOTS. THE STRONGEST
OF THIS ACTIVITY MAY PRODUCE WIND GUSTS OF 20 TO 25
KNOTS...OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND REDUCED VISIBILITY TO
BELOW 2 MILES IN MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN. ELSEWHERE...AREAS OF LIGHT
RAIN WILL IMPACT THE ISLAND CHAIN AND SURROUNDING COASTAL WATERS.

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