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

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-251115-
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
601 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.NOW...
THROUGH 715 AM...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE MIDDLE AND LOWER FLORIDA KEYS...AS WELL
AS THE IMMEDIATE GULF WATERS WITHIN 10 NM TO THE NORTH...HAWK CHANNEL
TO THE SOUTH...AND THE FLORIDA STRAITS OUT 50 NM SOUTHEAST FROM
ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT TO LOOE KEY LIGHT. MARINERS AND MOTORISTS IN THE
PATH OF THE STRONGEST SHOWERS WILL ENCOUNTER SHORT PERIODS OF VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL ACCOMPANIED BY VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE
MILE...ISOLATED WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH...AND FREQUENT
LIGHTNING STRIKES. SOME ISLAND COMMUNITIES BETWEEN GRASSY KEY AND
MARATHON...AS WELL AS CUDJOE KEY TO SUGARLOAF KEY COULD RECEIVE UP TO
ONE HALF OF AN INCH OF RAINFALL OR MORE. MOVEMENT OF THESE SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IS TO THE WEST BETWEEN 15 AND 20 MPH.

$$

FUTTERMAN

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