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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
533 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-151045-
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-
533 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Florida Keys and
adjacent coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A Small Craft Advisory is posted for portions of the Keys coastal
waters today due to fresh to strong southeast winds. Winds are
forecast to decrease somewhat in the afternoon.

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible across the area this
afternoon, with increasing chances for thunderstorms tonight,
and the potential for a significant line of storms moving into
the area from the west. The primary hazards associated with
thunderstorms will be strong and gusty winds, along with deadly
lightning strikes.

Otherwise, no hazardous weather expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

The threat of thunderstorms will continue across the area on
Saturday. The primary hazards associated with thunderstorms will
be gusty winds and deadly lightning strikes. A Small Craft
Advisory for seas may be required on Saturday and Saturday night
across western parts of the Florida Straits and the deep Gulf
waters, as a large west swell moves into the area.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$



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