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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
1123 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-210500-
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, and Key West
1123 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.NOW...
Through 100 AM, scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will move
to the northwest at 15 to 20 mph through the coastal waters
surrounding the Florida Keys. The most concentrated and stronger
activity will be located near and south of a Marquesas to Dry
Tortugas line. Isolated to scattered activity will be found in the
waters surrounding the Middle and Upper Keys. The heaviest showers
will be capable of heavy downpours, localized wind gusts near 25
mph, and a few lightning strikes. Island locations near Key Largo
may be affected by a round or two of moderate to heavy showers.

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