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WHUS72 KKEY 041924
MWWKEY

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
224 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

GMZ033-034-042030-
/O.CAN.KKEY.SC.Y.0055.000000T0000Z-161204T2200Z/
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-
224 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF
MEXICO...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS CANCELLED THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY ON THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO NEAR THE DRY
TORTUGAS AND BEYOND 20 MILES WEST OF MAINLAND MONROE COUNTY. SMALL
CRAFT SHOULD CONTINUE TO EXERCISE CAUTIONS DUE TO WINDS OUT OF THE
EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

$$

GMZ052>055-072>075-050330-
/O.EXT.KKEY.SC.Y.0055.000000T0000Z-161205T0900Z/
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-
224 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS WILL PREVAIL
  THIS MORNING ACROSS THE AFFECTED COASTAL WATERS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS AS HIGH AS 7 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS THE
  STRAITS OF FLORIDA...ESPECIALLY WITHIN THE GULF STREAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE WITH SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID OPERATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

BWC


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