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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Key West FL
244 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-231000-
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-
244 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

Isolated thunderstorms will impact the Florida Keys, as well as
nearshore and offshore waters surrounding the island chain. The
primary thunderstorm hazards are locally heavy rainfall and cloud
to surface lightning strikes.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the coastal waters of the
Atlantic due to sustained east to southeast winds near 20 knots.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the Florida Keys, as
well as over nearshore and offshore waters adjacent to the island
chain Wednesday through Monday. The primary thunderstorm hazards
will be locally heavy rainfall and cloud to surface lightning
strikes.

A Small Craft Advisory may be required for the coastal waters of
the Florida Straits Thursday. A Small Craft Advisory may be
required for the coastal waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic
Thursday night. A Small Craft Advisory may be required for all
Keys coastal waters Friday through Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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