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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
1207 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

FLZ077-078-GMZ032>035-043-044-053>055-073>075-181730-
Monroe Middle Keys-Monroe Lower Keys-
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 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 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 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 Marathon and Key West
1207 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.NOW...
Through 130 pm, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will
be most prevalent over the Straits south of American Shoal, through
southeast Gulf of Mexico waters from New Ground Rocks northward
beyond the S Tower through the L Tower. Wind gusts near 30 knots,
lightning strikes, a poor visibility below 2 miles in heavy rain can
be expected as these showers and thunderstorms move toward the west
northwest at 15 to 20 knots. A brief passing rain shower is possible
over portions of the Lower Keys, but will not be widespread.

$$



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