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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
425 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

FLORIDA BAY...HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO
SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS...AND THE EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF
MEXICO...INCLUDING THE FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ034-300230-
GULF OF MEXICO INCLUDING DRY TORTUGAS AND REBECCA SHOAL CHANNEL-
425 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.TONIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4
FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
425 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

GMZ034-054-055-074-075-300430-
/O.NEW.KKEY.SC.Y.0032.140829T2200Z-140830T1000Z/
GULF OF MEXICO INCLUDING DRY TORTUGAS AND REBECCA SHOAL CHANNEL-
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 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-
425 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR THE GULF WATERS SURROUNDING THE DRY TORTUGAS...AND ALSO
FOR THE WESTERN FLORIDA STRAITS.

* WINDS AND WAVES...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS WILL
  PREVAIL ACROSS THE AFFECTED WATERS...AND SEAS AS HIGH AS 8 FEET
  WILL BUILD WITHIN THE GULFSTREAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

CLR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
425 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

FLORIDA BAY...HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO
SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS...AND THE EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF
MEXICO...INCLUDING THE FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ054-055-074-075-300230-
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 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-
425 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.TONIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
406 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

FLZ069-070-292045-
INLAND COLLIER COUNTY FL-COASTAL COLLIER COUNTY FL-
406 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN INLAND COLLIER
COUNTY AND WEST CENTRAL COASTAL COLLIER COUNTY...

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 406 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7 MILES NORTHEAST OF ROYAL PALM HAMMOCK...OR 14
  MILES NORTHWEST OF EVERGLADES CITY...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH...UP
TO NICKEL-SIZED HAIL...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...OR A COMBINATION OF
THESE ARE POSSIBLE. LIGHTNING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED
KILLER IN FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN SHELTERS OFFER NO PROTECTION. THESE
WINDS CAN DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES...AND BLOW AROUND
UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL THE
STORM PASSES.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
  GOLDEN GATE ESTATES...WEST TOLL GATE ON ALLIGATOR ALLEY...LELY
  RESORT...BELLE MEADE...ROYAL PALM HAMMOCK...ORANGETREE...FIDDLERS
  CREEK...PICAYUNE STRAND STATE FOREST...INTERSECTION I-75 AND
  EVERGLADES BLVD...PORT OF THE ISLAND AND SOUTH BLOCKS GOLDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED...CAUSING TEMPORARY PONDING ON
SOME ROADS AND MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. MOTORISTS
SHOULD SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING
AND LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 2613 8133 2592 8151 2605 8174 2632 8156
TIME...MOT...LOC 2006Z 122DEG 17KT 2605 8149

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
511 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-300915-
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-
511 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS...AS
WELL AS OVER THE NEARSHORE AND OFFSHORE COASTAL WATERS TODAY AND
TONIGHT. THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARD WILL BE CLOUD TO SURFACE
LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

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

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED ON THE WATERS OF THE FLORIDA
STRAITS SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. SUSTAINED WINDS MAY REACH NEAR
20 KNOTS WHICH WILL RESULT IN BUILDING SEAS TO 4 TO 7 FEET. THE AREA
THAT WOULD BE MOST EFFECTED WILL BE SOUTH OF HAWK CHANNEL AND THE DRY
TORTUGAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

BWC

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
354 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
300000-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-INLAND COLLIER-
INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI DADE-METRO MIAMI DADE-
MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
354 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS EAST COAST BEACHES TODAY...
...SOME STRONG STORMS INTERIOR AND WEST COAST THIS AFTERNOON...
...HEAT INDICES AROUND 105 TODAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: EASTERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH TODAY WILL LEAD TO A
MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE EAST COAST BEACHES OF
SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY.

THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
OVER SOUTH FLORIDA THIS AFTERNOON WITH THE BEST COVERAGE OVER THE
INTERIOR AND WEST COAST METRO AREAS THIS AFTERNOON. SOME OF THE
STORMS COULD EVEN BECOME STRONG OVER THE WESTERN AREAS OF SOUTH
FLORIDA WITH THE PRIMARY IMPACTS BEING GUSTY WINDS, LIGHTING
STRIKES, AND HEAVY RAINFALL.

WIND: THE STRONGEST STORMS OVER THE INTERIOR AND WEST COAST METRO
AREAS OF SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

WATERSPOUTS: THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS THIS MORNING
OVER BISCAYNE BAY AND THE ATLANTIC WATERS WITH ANY SHOWERS THAT DO
DEVELOP.

TEMPERATURES: HIGHS TODAY WILL WARM UP INTO LOWER TO MID 90S OVER
SOUTH FLORIDA WITH DEW POINTS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S. THIS WILL
ALLOW FOR THE HEAT INDICES TO GET UP AROUND 105 DEGREES TODAY
WITH EVEN SOME ISOLATED AREAS OVER THE INTERIOR SECTION OF SOUTH
FLORIDA GETTING UP TO AROUND 108 DEGREES.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND OVER SOUTH FLORIDA ESPECIALLY OVER THE
INTERIOR AREAS. THE BIGGEST THREAT WITH THIS ACTIVITY WILL BE
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

HEAT INDICES OF AROUND 105 DEGREES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTH
FLORIDA THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND.

THE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE EAST COAST
BEACHES OF SOUTH FLORIDA THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND AS THE EASTERLY
WIND FLOW CONTINUES.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER
INDIVIDUAL SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WIND, HAIL AND
FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN
MIAMI ESPECIALLY OVER THE INTERIOR AND WEST COAST METRO AREAS OF
SOUTH FLORIDA.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

$$

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