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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1018 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

ATLC COASTAL WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO JUPITER INLET OUT 60 NM

AMZ575-270830-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-
1018 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT FRIDAY
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1010 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

AMZ570-572-575-280200-
/O.NEW.KMLB.SI.Y.0009.150327T0800Z-150328T0800Z/
FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-
1010 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO
4 AM EDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO
4 AM EDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...WINDS OVER THE OPEN WATERS NEAR 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS WILL OCCUR BEGINNING EARLY FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Marine Weather Statement


MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
1215 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-873-876-270600-
1215 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20
  NM...
  TAMPA BAY WATERS...
  WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 1159 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA OFFSHORE WATERS.
THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 72 NM
SOUTHWEST OF CEDAR KEY AND WERE MOVING EAST TO NORTHEAST AT 40
KNOTS. THESE STORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE OFFSHORE WATERS WITHIN 60
MILES OF THE TAMPA BAY AREA AROUND 130 AM AND WILL LIKELY BE NEAR
TAMPA BAY BY AROUND 3 AM. FURTHER SOUTH...THE STORMS WILL REACH
AREAS 60 MILES OFFSHORE OF CHARLOTTE HARBOR AROUND 4 AM...PUSHING
ASHORE IN THE CHARLOTTE HARBOR AREA AROUND 5 AM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS UP TO 33
KNOTS IF NOT HIGHER...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING MAY EVENTUALLY BE REQUIRED WHEN THESE STORMS
REACH THE NEARSHORE WATERS. BOATERS SHOULD STRONGLY CONSIDER HEADING
FOR SHORE BEFORE THESE STORMS ARRIVE AS THEY ARE MOVING RAPIDLY AND
AND MAY BE DIFFICULT TO OUTRUN. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATED STATEMENTS
AND WARNINGS AS ARRIVAL TIMES FOR THESE STORMS MAY CHANGE IF THEY
DEVIATE FROM CURRENT MOTIONS.

&&

LAT...LON 2598 8293 2734 8364 2865 8389 2873 8264
      2786 8285 2773 8275 2770 8264 2804 8269
      2783 8252 2786 8238 2746 8265 2747 8269
      2679 8215 2698 8212 2695 8206 2655 8205
      2632 8186

$$

MJG


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
840 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-280900-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 0-20 NM-
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM-SEBASTIAN
INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD
COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET
20-60 NM-SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-INLAND VOLUSIA
COUNTY-NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-COASTAL VOLUSIA
COUNTY-SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
840 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS TO 40 MPH...CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING STRIKES AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT
THAT WILL PUSH DOWN THE WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD
EXERCISE CAUTION FOR SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH CENTRAL FLORIDA FRIDAY NIGHT.
AHEAD OF THIS FRONT...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS EAST
CENTRAL FLORIDA ON FRIDAY. THE STORMS WILL MOVE RAPIDLY AND HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE STRONG WIND GUSTS AS THEY PASS. A FEW STORMS
MAY BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE...WITH DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND HAIL THE
SIZE OF COINS. PERSONS IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA SHOULD KEEP INFORMED
OF THE WEATHER ON FRIDAY.

A RIP CURRENT THREAT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE WEEK AS A LONG
PERIOD SWELL IMPACTS THE EAST FLORIDA COAST.

POOR CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT ARE EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND BEHIND THE
FRONT AS NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS FRESHEN TO AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH
BUILDING SEAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

$$

GLITTO

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
835 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
271200-
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-
835 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SLIGHT RISK OF RIP CURRENTS EAST COAST BEACHES...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG
ATLANTIC BEACHES TONIGHT.

VISIBILITIES: PATCHY TO AREAS OF FOG IS POSSIBLE OVER THE INTERIOR
AND WEST COAST METRO AREAS LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
THERE COULD EVEN BE SOME PATCHY DENSE FOG OVER THE INTERIOR AREAS
AROUND SUNRISE FRIDAY.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY...ESPECIALLY NORTHERN AREAS
DURING THE AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION TO THE PRIMARY THREAT OF CLOUD-
TO-GROUND LIGHTNING...A FEW STORMS MAY BECOME STRONG WITH GUSTY
WINDS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE WARRANTED FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
WATERS SATURDAY IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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

$$

BAXTER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
449 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-271200-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
449 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ESPECIALLY FROM THE TAMPA BAY AREA
NORTHWARD ALONG THE NATURE COAST THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT AS
STORMS MOVE INTO THE AREA OFF THE GULF OF MEXICO. STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY DOWNPOURS...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING
STRIKES...SMALL HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS ACTIVITY. IN ADDITION...THERE IS A LOW
PROBABILITY OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND
HAIL UP TO ONE INCH DIAMETER BEING THE MAIN THREATS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS WILL SHIFT SOUTH EARLY FRIDAY WITH AREAS FROM TAMPA
BAY AREA SOUTHWARD IMPACTED MAINLY FRIDAY MORNING INTO EARLY
AFTERNOON. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY DOWNPOURS...
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING STRIKES...SMALL HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO
50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS ACTIVITY. IN ADDITION...THERE
IS A LOW PROBABILITY OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS AND HAIL UP TO ONE INCH DIAMETER BEING THE MAIN THREATS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER AND SELF ACTIVATE IF NEEDED.

$$

GITTINGER


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1249 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GMZ052-072-270600-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
1249 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 200 AM...SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL AFFECT THE EASTERN PORTION
OF THE FLORIDA STRAITS. THESE SHOWERS WILL MOVE TO THE NORTHEAST AT
AROUND 15 KNOTS. THE STRONGEST SHOWERS WILL PRODUCE WIND GUSTS NEAR
25 KNOTS AND MODERATE RAIN...TEMPORARILY REDUCING THE VISIBILITY TO
NEAR THREE MILES. THE MAJORITY OF SHOWERS WILL BE LOCATED 40 TO 60
NM SOUTHEAST OF THE UPPER KEYS.

$$
BS

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