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Special Marine Warning


SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
GMZ043-053-073-251500-
/O.NEW.KKEY.MA.W.0082.160525T1356Z-160525T1500Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
956 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF
  SEVEN MILE BRIDGE OUT 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1100 AM EDT

* AT 955 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR
  GREATER...LOCATED NEAR MARATHON HUMPS...MOVING WEST AT 15 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  MARATHON HUMPS AND REEF LOCATIONS JUST WEST OF SOMBRERO KEY.

PREPARE FOR WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...STEEP AND FAST-
BUILDING SEAS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND BLINDING DOWNPOURS.
STAY LOW OR GO BELOW...AND MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE
JACKETS.

LAT...LON 2447 8053 2428 8062 2428 8102 2468 8097
TIME...MOT...LOC 1355Z 108DEG 15KT 2440 8067

$$

CLR


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
930 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-260400-
FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 0-20 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-INLAND VOLUSIA COUNTY-
NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
930 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
WEATHER AND OCEAN CONDITIONS WILL PRODUCE A MODERATE THREAT FOR
RIP CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA. THE THREAT
WILL BE HIGHEST AFTER 2:00 PM THIS AFTERNOON DUE TO TIDAL
EFFECTS. ALWAYS SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFEGUARD AND NEVER SWIM
ALONE IN THE SURF.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY WITH NO SIGNIFICANT
WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED. MOISTURE IS THEN EXPECTED TO INCREASE
WITH A CHANCE FOR AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS RETURNING FOR THE
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

ULRICH/JOHNSON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
812 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
260015-
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-
812 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE ATLANTIC BEACHES...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS: A FEW ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE MAINLY
SOUTH AND WEST OF THE MIAMI METRO AREA. THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL
BE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WIND.

WIND: THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MILES PER HOUR WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT ARE ABLE TO DEVELOP TODAY.

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES.

NO OTHER HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY IS FORECAST TO SEE A LULL IN THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY ACROSS
SOUTH FLORIDA. THE FORECAST CALLS FOR POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS EACH
DAY BEGINNING ON FRIDAY.

THE ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE ATLANTIC BEACHES WILL
LAST UNTIL FRIDAY, WHEN THE RISK LOWERS FOR THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WIND AND FLOODING TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
605 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-261000-
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-
605 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS TODAY...WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.
THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARD WILL BE LIGHTNING STRIKES. MOVEMENT
OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE WESTWARD AT 10 KNOTS THIS MORNING...
INCREASING TO NEAR 15 KNOTS TONIGHT.

THE PRIMARY WEATHER HAZARD TODAY ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
SURROUNDING WATERS IS LIGHTNING. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE IN AND NEAR
ANY THUNDERSTORM. SCHEDULE YOUR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES TO AVOID
EXPOSURE TO THE LIGHTNING HAZARD. WHEN LIGHTNING THREATENS, GO TO A
SAFER LOCATION WITHOUT HESITATION.

ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE SOMEWHAT FAVORABLE FOR NONSUPERCELL
WATERSPOUTS TODAY. WATERSPOUTS ARE MOST LIKELY TO APPEAR BENEATH
LINES OF TOWERING CUMULUS OR CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS. A WATERSPOUT
TYPICALLY WILL FORM BENEATH A DARK...FLAT-BOTTOMED CLOUD BASE...
JUST AT THE HINT OF RAIN.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA
TONIGHT DUE TO POTENTIAL SEAS OF 7 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA ON
THURSDAY DUE TO POTENTIAL SEAS OF 7 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME FOR FRIDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

KASPER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
452 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

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-
873-876-260900-
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-
452 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ISOLATED SEA BREEZE THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
PRIMARILY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 4...ALONG THE SUNCOAST AND ADJACENT
INLAND AREAS. ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP MAY PRODUCE BRIEF HEAVY
DOWNPOURS...GUSTY WINDS...AND LIGHTNING. STORMS SHOULD DIMINISH
SHORTLY AFTER SUNSET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
PERSISTENT EASTERLY FLOW WILL ALLOW LOW LEVEL MOISTURE TO
GRADUALLY INCREASE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK INTO THE
WEEKEND. THIS WILL LEAD TO DAILY CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AFTERNOON SEA BREEZES. ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT
OCCUR MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL...GUSTY WINDS...AND FREQUENT
LIGHTNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

AUSTIN


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
904 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-251430-
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-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON...KEY WEST
904 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.NOW...
UNTIL 1030 AM...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE TO THE WEST AT 10
TO 15 KNOTS THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS OF THE FLORIDA KEYS. MOST OF
THESE STORMS ARE ACROSS THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA SOUTH OF THE MIDDLE
AND UPPER KEYS. MARINERS AND BOATERS SHOULD PREPARE FOR BOUTS OF
FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND BLINDING DOWNPOURS WITHIN AREAS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL. LOCALIZED WIND GUSTS WILL REACH 30 TO 35 KNOTS. STAY TUNED
FOR POSSIBLE MARINE WARNINGS OR STATEMENTS.

$$

CLR

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