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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
553 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

FLZ076-GMZ031-033-034-042>044-052>055-072>075-231100-
Monroe Upper Keys-
Florida Bay including Barnes Sound, Blackwater Sound, and Buttonwood
Sound-
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-
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
553 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

.NOW...
Through 700 am, widely scattered showers will move southwest near 10
knots across parts of the Upper Keys and eastern Florida Bay, Hawk
Channel and the Straits of Florida south of the Keys, and the Gulf
waters from Halfmoon Shoal Light westward to around the Dry Tortugas.
Mariners may encounter wind gusts up to 25 knots and moderate
downpours briefly reducing visibility to less than 5 miles. Most land
areas will remain dry, but some areas in the Upper Keys may see
light rainfall amounts up to one tenth of an inch.

$$

Jacobson



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
449 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-240900-
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-
449 AM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated thunderstorms are anticipated along the Florida Keys and
the adjacent nearshore and surrounding offshore coastal waters.
The best chance for heavier cells will be on the nearshore Gulf
waters north of the Middle Keys, Florida Bay and the Reef Tract
southeast of the Upper Keys.

Mariners should keep a lookout for heavy showers and possible
thunderstorms moving southward off the South Florida Mainland.
Stay tuned to NOAA weather radios for short term forecasts,
statements or possible warnings issued by your National Weather
Service right here in Key West.

The primary thunderstorm hazards will be cloud to surface
lightning strikes and strong gusty winds.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the island chain and
the surrounding coastal waters.

The primary thunderstorm hazards will be cloud to surface
lightning strikes and gusty winds.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

APA




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