Short Term Forecast
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FPUS72 KKEY 221029
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
629 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

FLZ076-078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-221130-
MONROE UPPER 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...KEY WEST
629 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.NOW...
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOVING MOSTLY WESTWARD AT
10 TO 15 KNOTS ACROSS THE GULF WATERS...MAINLY BEYOND THE FIVE FATHOM
LINE TO THE NORTH OF THE LOWER KEYS. ELSEWHERE...ISOLATED LIGHT TO
MODERATE SHOWERS ARE DEVELOPING IN AN EPISODIC FASHION ACROSS THE
WATERS OF THE FLORIDA KEYS. THROUGH 8 AM...MARINERS AND BOATERS
SHOULD EXPECT LOCAL WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE HEAVIEST
ACTIVITY...WITH PERIODS OF POOR VISIBILITY...AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING
STRIKES. ISOLATED LOCATIONS IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE KEYS...MAINLY IN
THE VICINITY OF GRASSY KEY AND KEY WEST COULD SEE BRIEF SHOWERS OR
STORMS WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH POSSIBLE.

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