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FPUS72 KKEY 230256
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1056 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

GMZ033-034-055-230500-
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-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY TORTUGAS
OUT 20 NM-
1056 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS...AREAS OF RAIN...AND A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
ARE MOVING GENERALLY TO THE EAST-NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS ACROSS
THE GULF WATERS NEAR THE DRY TORTUGAS...AND IMMEDIATELY NORTH AND
WEST OF REBECCA SHOAL LIGHT AND NEW GROUND ROCKS LIGHT. THROUGH 1
AM...THE STRONGEST OF THESE STORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS OF UP TO
25 KNOTS....ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL TO FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES AND
PROLONGED HEAVY DOWNPOURS WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY TO ONE MILE AT
TIMES.

$$

GMZ052-072-230500-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
1056 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.NOW...
A LINE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS STRETCHES FROM 20 MILES SOUTHEAST
OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...TO NEAR FLOYD`S WALL IN THE STRAITS OF
FLORIDA...MAINLY SOUTH AND EAST OF THE UPPER KEYS. THESE STORMS ARE
MOVING TOWARDS THE NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS. THROUGH 1 AM...MARINERS
WHO ENCOUNTER THE STRONGEST OF THESE STORMS SHOULD PREPARE FOR WIND
GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS...HEAVY RAIN WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY TO
AROUND 1 MILE AT TIMES OR LESS...AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES.

$$

MSB




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