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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Key West FL
1026 PM EST Sat Mar 6 2021

GMZ033-034-071130-
/O.CON.KKEY.SC.Y.0014.210307T0900Z-210307T1600Z/
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 PM EST Sat Mar 6 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* WHAT...North to northeast winds increasing to near 20 knots late
  tonight. Seas will build quickly before and after sunrise.

* WHERE...Gulf waters beyond 5 fathoms including the Dry
  Tortugas.

* WHEN...In Effect.

* IMPACTS...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. These hazardous
  conditions may result in poor vessel handling and steering
  response, broaching, overturned dinghies and kayaks, slips and
  falls on slippery decks, rub damage along docks and seawalls,
  swamped bows at reef tract mooring balls, and dragging anchors.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced boaters, especially those with smaller vessels,
should avoid operating in these conditions.

&&

$$

CLR



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