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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
600 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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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-
600 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and tonight
across the Florida Keys and adjacent coastal waters. The primary
thunderstorm hazard will be lightning strikes.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the Florida Keys and
adjacent coastal waters Wednesday through Monday. The primary
thunderstorm hazard will be lightning strikes.

A Small Craft Advisory may be required for portions of the
coastal waters of the Florida Keys Friday through Saturday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Kasper



Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
907 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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Monroe Upper 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 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-
Including the Communities of Key Largo
907 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.NOW...
Through 1100 pm, widespread light rain with isolated thunderstorms
will impact the southeastern Gulf, Bayside waters, western Florida
Straits, and Hawk Channel. Stronger storm cells will move to the
west-southwest near 15 knots, as the overall rain shield drifts to
the east from the offshore gulf toward the island chain. In the
strongest activity, mariners can expect heavy rain, wind gusts of 25
to 30 knots, occasional lightning strikes, and reduced visibilities
to 2 miles or less. On land, the Upper Keys stand the best chance of
receiving accumulating rainfall in the short term.

$$



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