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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
655 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-201100-
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-
655 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

...Small Craft Advisory is in effect for our entire marine
   district...
...Some strong thunderstorms with the possibility of waterspouts
   especially on the Straits of Florida...
...Portions of the Florida Keys will receive heavy rainfall...

A broad area of low pressure in the southeast Gulf of Mexico will
move eastward and along a frontal boundary draped on the Straits
today and tonight. With that, widespread rain, scattered showers
and some lightning storms, some of which may be strong are
expected along the island chain and the surrounding coastal
waters. Subsequently, A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for all
Keys coastal waters. In fact, northeast winds of 20 to 30 knots
with occasional gusts of 35 knots away from cells can be expected.
The higher winds will be found on the nearshore water adjacent to
the Lower Keys to the waters in and around Dry tortugas, including
the outer waters of Mainland Monroe. Furthermore, mariners should
be alert for rapidly deteriorating and dangerous conditions due
to strong showers and thunderstorms.

The primary hazards will be wind gusts of 35 to 45 knots near the
stronger showers and thunderstorms, with the chance of
waterspouts and cloud to surface lightning strikes.

In addition, some heavy rainfall with amounts of 1 to 2 inches
with locally higher amounts can be expected along the island
chain.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

No hazardous weather is expected at this time through Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Please report any significant rainfall amounts and possible
waterspouts to your National Weather Service right here in Key
West. Our phone number is 3 0 5 2 9 5 1 3 1 6 then select 3.

$$

APA



Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
1232 PM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-191745-
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-
Including the Communities of Key Largo, Marathon, and Key West
1232 PM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.NOW...
Through 145 pm EDT, widespread areas of moderate rainfall will
continue across all of the Florida Keys Island Chain and surrounding
Florida Bay, Nearshore and Offshore Gulf waters, Hawk Channel waters
and Florida Straits waters out about 25 nm to the south of the
Florida Reef. Mariners and motorists will encounter areas of
visibility occasionally less than 2 miles and wind gusts between 30
and 40 mph. Elsewhere on the waters, mariners beyond 25 nm south of
the Florida Reef will encounter a band of stronger thunderstorms that
will impact the waters from 25 nm southwest of Marathon humps to
within 20 nm southeast of Floyds Wall Northeast. These storms will
deliver wind gusts around 30 knots, lightning, and cut visibility
below 1 nm.

$$

Futterman



Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Key West FL
1044 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-192245-
/O.CON.KKEY.SC.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-190320T0300Z/
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-
1044 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* WINDS...Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots with occasional gusts of
  near 35 knots will spread over all Keys waters. The highest
  winds can be expected on the waters in and around Dry Tortugas
  and the outer waters of Mainland Monroe. However, on the Straits
  of Florida, winds will be highest out 20 nm, but slacken
  appreciably beyond 20 nm.


* WAVES/SEAS...Seas will build to 9 feet across the deeper
  portions of the Gulf of Mexico and 6 feet or higher west of
  the Marquesas Keys.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots,
or seas of 7 feet or greater, are expected to produce hazardous
conditions for small craft. Inexperienced boaters, especially
those with smaller vessels, should avoid operating in these
conditions.

&&

$$



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