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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1149 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

GMZ031-032-042-043-052-053-221615-
/O.CON.KKEY.MA.W.0182.000000T0000Z-140722T1615Z/
1149 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO WEST END OF
SEVEN MILE BRIDGE OUT 20 NM...
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND...
BAYSIDE AND GULFSIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT TO 5
FATHOMS...

AT 1147 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OVER 35
KNOTS FROM TWIN KEYS TO CONVOY POINT...MOVING NORTH AT 10 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...

  BOB ALLEN KEYS...
  LITTLE RABBIT KEY...
  MAN OF WAR KEY...
  END KEY...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...LOCALLY ROUGH AND
CONFUSED FLORIDA BAY WATERS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND
BLINDING DOWNPOURS. STAY LOW OR GO BELOW...AND MAKE SURE ALL ON
BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. IN ADDITION THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL
BE        CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS.

A WATERSPOUT IS A TORNADO OVER WATER THAT CAN BE DANGEROUS AND EVEN
DEADLY. SMALL CRAFT CAN BE SWAMPED OR OVERTURNED BY A WATERSPOUT.
STAY AWAY FROM THEM AT ALL TIMES.

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR NOW...AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL
THREATENING WEATHER HAS PASSED.

&&

LAT...LON 2485 8020 2452 8087 2513 8096 2518 8084
      2517 8082 2521 8079 2521 8074 2519 8071
      2515 8071 2525 8057 2524 8049 2530 8039
      2527 8033 2525 8032 2532 8028 2532 8025
TIME...MOT...LOC 1548Z 183DEG 11KT 2496 8079 2505 8066
          2516 8055 2528 8039 2544 8034

$$

FUTTERMAN

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