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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
531 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052-302245-
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-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON...KEY WEST
531 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 630 PM...A SMALL CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE FROM HAWK
CHANNEL JUST OFF THE SHORE FROM OCEAN REEF ACROSS CARYSFORT
REEF...AND REACHING INTO THE FLORIDA STRAITS OUT TO 15 MILES
OFFSHORE. DANGEROUS LIGHTNING STRIKES...WIND GUSTS NEAR 25
KNOTS...AND POOR VISIBILITY BELOW 3 MILES IN HEAVY RAIN CAN BE
EXPECTED AS THE THUNDERSTORMS MOVE TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.
OTHER ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT MAINLY GULF
WATERS FROM 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT THROUGH WATERS
NEAR AND OUT TO 30 MILES NORTH OF SMITH SHOAL LIGHT.

$$

JR





Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1250 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-311000-
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-
1250 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT THE FLORIDA KEYS...AS WELL AS
NEARSHORE AND OFFSHORE WATERS SURROUNDING THE ISLAND CHAIN. THE
PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARD IS CLOUD TO SURFACE LIGHTNING STRIKES.

IN ADDITION...THERE IS ALSO A SLIGHT RISK OF WATERSPOUTS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING BEFORE SUNSET. WATERSPOUTS TEND TO
FORM WITHIN CLOUD LINES...WITH DARK...FLAT BASES. BOATERS SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE EVASIVE ACTION SHOULD WATERSPOUTS FORM NEARBY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE FLORIDA KEYS...AS WELL
AS OVER NEARSHORE AND OFFSHORE WATERS ADJACENT TO THE ISLAND CHAIN.
THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARD WILL BE CLOUD TO SURFACE LIGHTNING
STRIKES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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MSB/DAF









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