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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
900 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

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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-
900 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

UPDATED TO INCLUDE WATERSPOUT THREAT

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS. THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS WILL BE
LIGHTNING...POSSIBLE WATERSPOUTS...AND LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS.

WATERSPOUTS TEND TO FORM NEAR LARGE CLOUD BUILDUPS WITH DARK FLAT
BASES. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN SMALL VESSELS.

SEVERAL EPISODES OF RAIN ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT. RAIN MAY BE
HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH PONDING OF WATER AND MINOR STREET FLOODING
POSSIBLE IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW-LYING AREAS. DRAINAGE MAY BE
COMPLICATED BY HIGHER THAN PREDICTED TIDES...CURRENTLY RUNNING ABOUT
A HALF FOOT ABOVE NORMAL. TONIGHT`S HIGH TIDE IN KEY WEST IS AT 1040
PM EDT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THE PRIMARY
THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS WILL BE LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS.

SEVERAL EPISODES OF RAIN ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. RAIN
MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH PONDING OF WATER AND MINOR STREET
FLOODING POSSIBLE IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW-LYING AREAS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED FOR FLORIDA KEYS COASTAL
WATERS ANYTIME BETWEEN THURSDAY AND SUNDAY. HOWEVER...THE MOST LIKELY
TIME FRAME FOR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY ISSUANCE WILL BE FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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BWC






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