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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1048 AM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

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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-
1048 AM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT THE FLORIDA KEYS AND SURROUNDING
COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM
HAZARD WILL BE LIGHTNING STRIKES.

IN ADDITION...STANDING WATER IN LOW-LYING OR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IS
PROBABLE DUE TO BRIEF HEAVY RAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ALL OF THE
WATERS SURROUNDING THE FLORIDA KEYS FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
SEAS WILL BUILD TO OVER 7 FEET ACROSS THE FLORIDA STRAITS AND 2 TO 4
FEET ACROSS HAWK CHANNEL. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
WITH SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID OPERATING IN THOSE CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR ALL OF THE WATERS
SURROUNDING THE FLORIDA KEYS FOR MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. SEAS OF 7
FEET OR GREATER WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE FLORIDA STRAITS AND INCREASE
TO 3 TO 5 FEET ACROSS HAWK CHANNEL.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECT TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. THE
PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARD WILL BE LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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FUTTERMAN



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