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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Key West FL
715 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-211000-
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-
715 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the coastal waters of the
Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic due to sustained northeast to east
surface winds near 20 knots.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A Small Craft Advisory will likely be required for the coastal
waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Saturday and Saturday
night. A Small Craft Advisory will likely be required for the
coastal waters of the Florida Straits Sunday. A Small Craft
Advisory may be required for the coastal waters of the Florida
Straits Sunday night.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the Florida Keys, as
well as over nearshore and offshore waters surrounding the island
chain Saturday through Wednesday. The primary thunderstorm hazard
will be cloud to surface lightning strikes.

A Small Craft Advisory will likely be required for the coastal
waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Wednesday. A Small Craft
Advisory will likely be required for all Keys coastal waters
Wednesday night.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time for Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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