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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
519 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

FLZ078-GMZ032>035-043-044-053>055-073>075-221200-
Monroe Lower Keys-
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 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 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 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 West
519 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

.NOW...
Wide spread showers with a few embedded thunderstorms will spread
eastward across the Florida Keys and surrounding waters through 700
am. Mariners should expect moderate rain with brief heavy downpours,
occasional lightning strikes, wind gusts of 25 to 30 knots, and near
zero visibility in strongest activity approaching the Lower Keys.
Island locations mainly along the Lower and Middle Keys may see
moderate rain with one quarter to one half of an inch of rainfall,
reduced visibilities, and wind gusts to 25 mph.

$$

BWC


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