weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

2 products issued by NWS for: Key West FL
Share |


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
600 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-251000-
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-
600 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

West to northwest breezes will freshen late this afternoon in
association with the passage of a weak cold front. As a result, a
Small Craft Advisory may be required for portions of the extreme
southeastern Gulf of Mexico, late this afternoon or this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

Hazardous weather is not expected Tuesday through Thursday night.

A Small Craft Advisory may be required for the Florida Keys
coastal waters from Friday through Sunday, as east to southeast
breezes freshen in association with a building high pressure
system.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Kasper




Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
512 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

FLZ077-078-GMZ031>035-043-044-053>055-073>075-242230-
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 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 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 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-
Including the Communities of Marathon and Key West
512 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.NOW...
Through 630 pm, thin bands of light to moderate showers will move
eastward around 20 knots across the coastal waters of the Florida
Keys. These showers will cross the Lower and Middle Keys. In the
strongest shower activity, residents and mariners can expect
brief bouts of moderate to heavy rainfall, along with locally gusty
winds nearing 25 knots and reducing visibilities.

$$




U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE