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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
406 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

GMZ031-032-042-043-052-053-072-073-242130-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND BUTTONWOOD
SOUND-
BAYSIDE AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE-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-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 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-
406 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GUSTY WINDS IN ISOLATED SHOWERS ACROSS ALL WATERS SURROUNDING THE
UPPER KEYS...

THE COMBINATION OF A DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN THE EASTERN
FLORIDA STRAITS WITH A STRENGTHENING AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WELL
NORTHWEST OF THE FLORIDA KEYS...WILL ALLOW FOR ISOLATED LIGHT RAIN
SHOWERS ACCOMPANIED BY FREQUENT WIND GUSTS AROUND 33 KNOTS ACROSS
FLORIDA BAY...THE HAWK CHANNEL WATERS INSIDE THE FLORIDA REEF
ADJOINING THE UPPER FLORIDA KEYS...AND THE OFFSHORE FLORIDA STRAITS
OUT 60 NM FROM THE FLORIDA REEF BETWEEN CARYS FORT REEF LIGHT AND
TENNESSEE REEF LIGHT.

THROUGH 530 PM...MARINERS OUT IN THESE WATERS WILL ENCOUNTER SHOWERS
OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL ACCOMPANIED BY REDUCED
VISIBILITY...OCCASIONAL GUSTS AROUND 33 KNOTS...AND LOCALLY VERY
ROUGH AND CONFUSED SEAS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT
ACROSS ALL WATERS THROUGH THIS EVENING.

BOATING SAFETY BEGINS ON SHORE WITH ADVANCE PLANNING. BEFORE SETTING
OUT TO SEA...CHECK THE LATEST WEATHER FORECASTS...ADVISORIES...AND
WARNINGS FOR YOUR BOATING AREA. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR
ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS OR POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE RIGHT HERE IN KEY WEST.

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FUTTERMAN






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