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FPUS72 KKEY 052059
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
459 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-052230-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BLACKWATER SOUND, BUTTONWOOD SOUND, AND BARNES
SOUND-
BAYSIDE AND GULFSIDE 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...KEY WEST
459 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 630 PM...AREAS OF LIGHT RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE KEYS
AND SURROUNDING NEARSHORE AND HAWK CHANNEL WATERS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING ACROSS THE FLORIDA STRAITS 20 TO 50
NM OFFSHORE OF THE FLORIDA REEF AND WEST OF DRY TORTUGAS. MARINERS IN PATH
OF THE STRONGER SHOWERS WILL ENCOUNTER BRIEF PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAINFALL ACCOMPANIED BY VISIBILITY LESS THAN 2 MILE...WIND GUSTS NEAR 25
KNOTS...AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES.

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