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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1122 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

FLZ076>078-GMZ031-032-042-043-052-053-072-073-051630-
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-
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-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 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-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON...KEY WEST
1122 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 1230 PM...A DWINDLING AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL
IMPACT PORTIONS OF HAWK CHANNEL AND THE EASTERN FLORIDA STRAITS
WATERS OUT 60 NM FROM THE FLORIDA REEF OFF OF THE UPPER KEYS. RAIN
HAS ENDED ACROSS THE ISLANDS...AND THE ACTIVITY SHOULD ALSO END
ACROSS THE EASTER STRAITS BY NOON.


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GMZ033>035-044-054-055-074-075-051630-
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 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-
1122 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 1130 AM...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
NORTHWEST 10 KNOTS ACROSS THE WESTERN FLORIDA STRAITS WATERS SOUTH
OF THE LOWER KEYS...MAINLY ACROSS WATERS WITHIN 10 NM SOUTH OF WOODS
WALL EAST CRACK TO 10 NM SOUTH OF WOODS WALL WEST CRACK FISHING
GROUNDS. ELSEWHERE IN THE OFFSHORE WESTERN FLORIDA STRAITS...A
BROKEN BAND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE BEYOND 40 NM
SOUTH OF AMERICAN SHOAL LIGHT TO PULASKI SHOAL LIGHT. MARINERS IN THE PATH OF THIS CLUSTER WILL STILL ENCOUNTER
SHORT PERIODS OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACCOMPANIED BY VISIBILITY LESS
THAN 1 NAUTICAL MILE...WIND GUSTS NEAR 25 KNOTS...AND OCCASIONAL
LIGHTNING STRIKES...EXCEPT VERY FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES NEAR THE
CRACK FISHING GROUNDS

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FUTTERMAN


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