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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1026 AM EST MON NOV 20 2017

GMZ031-032-035-042>044-052>055-072>075-202100-
/O.EXB.KKEY.SC.Y.0049.000000T0000Z-171120T2300Z/
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 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-
1026 AM EST MON NOV 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR FLORIDA BAY, THE NEARSHORE GULF WATERS, HAWK CHANNEL,
AND THE FLORIDA STRAITS.


* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 20 KNOTS, AND
  WILL BE CHARACTERISTICALLY GUSTY THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
  EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS WILL BUILD AS HIGH AS 7 FEET, ESPECIALLY IN
  THE DEEPER WATERS OF THE WESTERN FLORIDA STRAITS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE WITH SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID OPERATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1026 AM EST MON NOV 20 2017

GMZ033-034-202100-
/O.EXT.KKEY.SC.Y.0049.000000T0000Z-171120T2300Z/
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-
1026 AM EST MON NOV 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS
  THE AFFECTED COASTAL WATERS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS WILL BUILD TO 6 TO 7 FEET IN THE DEEPER
  WATERS SURROUNDING THE DRY TORTUGAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE WITH SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID OPERATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
931 AM EST MON NOV 20 2017

AMZ650-651-670-671-202245-
/O.CON.KMFL.SC.Y.0038.000000T0000Z-171121T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM
EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF BAHAMAS-
931 AM EST MON NOV 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.
  SEAS 4 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
1102 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-211115-
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-
1102 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for all coastal waters
surrounding the Florida Keys for winds near 20 knots, and seas as
high as 6 to 7 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be necessary for
portions of the Keys coastal waters early tonight before winds
begin slackening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

No hazardous weather is expected at this time for Tuesday through
Wednesday night.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the Florida Keys, as
well as over nearshore and offshore waters surrounding the island
chain Thursday and Thursday night. The primary thunderstorm
hazards will be lightning strikes and wind gusts near 35 knots,
or 40 mph.

A Small Craft Advisory may be required for portions of the coastal
waters of the Florida Keys Thursday through Friday night.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time for Saturday
through Sunday.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
932 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
210245-
Lake Okeechobee-Biscayne Bay-
Coastal waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM
excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas-Glades-Hendry-
Inland Palm Beach-Metro Palm Beach-Coastal Collier-Inland Collier-
Inland Broward-Metro Broward-Inland Miami-Dade-Metro Miami-Dade-
Mainland Monroe-Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-
Dade-Far South Miami-Dade-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
932 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...Hazardous Marine Conditions for the Atlantic Waters...
...Moderate Risk of Rip Currents for the Atlantic Beaches...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rip currents: There is a moderate risk of rip currents on Atlantic
beaches.

Thunderstorms: An isolated thunderstorm or two cant be ruled out on
Atlantic waters, and along the immediate Atlantic coast tonight.

Wind: Wind of 20 to 25 knots are forecast for the Atlantic waters
through tonight. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the Atlantic
waters.

Waves: Seas of 6 to 8 feet can be expected in Atlantic waters,
highest over the Gulf Stream.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A moderate risk of rip currents will likely continue on Atlantic
beaches Tuesday.

A few thunderstorms are possible Tuesday and again on Thanksgiving
Day. Lightning is the primary threat.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

For more information...visit the National Weather Service in
Miami website at www.weather.gov/miami.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
331 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-202045-
Sumter-Pinellas-Polk-Hardee-Highlands-DeSoto-Coastal Levy-
Coastal Citrus-Coastal Hernando-Coastal Pasco-
Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-
Coastal Charlotte-Coastal Lee-Inland Levy-Inland Citrus-
Inland Hernando-Inland Pasco-Inland Hillsborough-Inland Manatee-
Inland Sarasota-Inland Charlotte-Inland Lee-Tampa Bay waters-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
331 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for West Central And Southwest
Florida.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
A tight pressure gradient in the wake of a cold front will
continue to produce dangerous winds and seas over the Gulf waters
early this morning. Conditions will improve throughout the day,
but an easterly surge will bring wind speeds back up to around 20
knots after sunset tonight. The winds will subside again Tuesday
morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
A storm system will develop over the central Gulf of Mexico on
Tuesday and will slowly move east across West Central and
Southwest Florida Wednesday through Friday, bringing increasing
chances for rain and some isolated thunderstorms. Thunderstorms
that do develop will be capable of producing locally heavy rain,
gusty winds, and occasional lightning strikes.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

$$

Fleming


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
1125 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

FLZ076-077-GMZ031-032-042-043-052-053-072-073-201800-
Monroe Upper Keys-Monroe Middle 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-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-
Including the Communities of Key Largo and Marathon
1125 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

.NOW...
Through 100 pm, a broken line of showers moving south-southwest near
10 mph will impact the Upper and Middle Keys, Florida Bay, and
eastern Florida Straits and Hawk Channel east of Bahia Honda Key. The
line of showers will contain isolated pockets heavy showers,
reducing visibility below 2 miles. Winds behind the boundary will
gust near 25 mph. Impacted locations include Alligator Reef Light,
Tennessee Reef Light, Islamorada, and Marathon.

$$

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