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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
119 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

GMZ032-043-053-073-301726-
/O.CAN.KKEY.MA.W.0163.000000T0000Z-160830T1745Z/
119 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF
SEVEN MILE BRIDGE OUT 60 NM...
BAYSIDE AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE...

THE SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED
AREA.

LAT...LON 2520 8050 2471 8030 2465 8059 2514 8074
      2515 8072 2521 8086 2521 8076 2519 8078
      2518 8076 2520 8073 2517 8075 2517 8074
      2519 8072 2514 8071 2517 8065 2516 8065
      2522 8063
TIME...MOT...LOC 1716Z 167DEG 31KT 2548 8087 2524 8070 2475 8049 2433
8018

$$

GMZ031-042-052-072-301745-
/O.CON.KKEY.MA.W.0163.000000T0000Z-160830T1745Z/
119 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM
OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 60 NM... FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES
SOUND...BLACKWATER SOUND...AND BUTTONWOOD SOUND...

AT 115 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
LINE OF STRONG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 13 NM NORTHEAST OF
WHITEWATER BAY TO 6 NM NORTH OF CROCODILE DRAGOVER TO NEAR SOUTH
RIPS TO 14 NM SOUTHEAST OF FLOYD`S WALL SOUTHWEST...MOVING NORTH AT
25 TO 30 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE... MANATEE KEYS...ISLAMORADA
HUMP...NORTH NEST KEY...END KEY...TAVERNIER... ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT
AND EAGLE WRECK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR STRONG SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH WIND
GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...LOCALLY ROUGH AND CONFUSED NEARSHORE
ATLANTIC AND FLORIDA BAY WATERS...OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING
STRIKES...AND LOW VISIBILITY IN TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS. STAY LOW OR GO
BELOW...AND MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR NOW...AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL
THREATENING WEATHER HAS PASSED.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST AT
3 0 5...2 9 5...1 3 1 6...EXTENSION 3...OR TO THE COAST GUARD OR
NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2520 8050 2471 8030 2465 8059 2514 8074
      2515 8072 2521 8086 2521 8076 2519 8078
      2518 8076 2520 8073 2517 8075 2517 8074
      2519 8072 2514 8071 2517 8065 2516 8065
      2522 8063
TIME...MOT...LOC 1716Z 167DEG 31KT 2548 8087 2524 8070 2475 8049 2433
8018

$$

FUTTERMAN



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