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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1136 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

GMZ031>035-042>044-053>055-073>075-301630-
1136 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...STRONG SHOWERS OVER THE FLORIDA STRAITS...HAWK CHANNEL...AND THE
NEARSHORE GULF WATERS SURROUNDING THE LOWER AND MIDDLE FLORIDA
KEYS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE... HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA
FROM CRAIG KEY TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY TORTUGAS OUT 60 NM... BAY AND
GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT TO 5 FATHOMS...
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND...BLACKWATER SOUND...AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND... GULF OF MEXICO INCLUDING DRY TORTUGAS AND
REBECCA SHOAL CHANNEL... GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO
CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT AND BEYOND 5 FATHOMS... HAWK CHANNEL
FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT TO THE REEF...

AT 1128 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
BAND OF HEAVY SHOWERS WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING WINDS BETWEEN 28 AND 33 KNOTS...LOCATED IN A BAND WITHIN
THE NEARSHORE GULF WATERS OUT 20 NM TO THE NORTH OF THE EAST END OF
MARATHON TO THE SEVEN MILE BRIDGE...AND SOUTH OUT 40 NM SOUTH OF EAST
TURTLE SHOAL LIGHT TO BIG PINE SHOAL...INCLUDING HAWK CHANNEL. OTHER
FAST MOVING SHOWERS WITHIN RAINBANDS MAY IMPACT THE GULF WATERS
WITHIN 20 NM NORTH OF THE SEVEN MILE BRIDGE OUT TO THE DRY
TORTUGAS...AND THE FLORIDA STRAITS OUT 50 NM SOUTH FROM SOMBRERO KEY
LIGHT TO THE DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT.

ALL OF THESE SHOWERS WERE MOVING NORTH AT 25 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WESTERN SAMBO...DRY TORTUGAS...LITTLE PINE KEY...SANDY KEY...
WOOD`S WALL WEST CRACK...CHANNEL KEY PASS LIGHT AND BUOY KEY.

PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST
AT 3 0 5...2 9 5...1 3 1 6...EXTENSION 3.

&&

LAT...LON 2494 8315 2502 8250 2502 8234 2503 8232
      2504 8232 2514 8151 2510 8148 2512 8100
      2514 8090 2517 8090 2518 8085 2522 8084
      2518 8084 2516 8082 2410 8054 2382 8322

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