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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
234 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-051945-
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
234 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 345 PM...AREAS OF VERY LIGHT RAINFALL OR SPRINKLES WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE LOWER KEYS AND SURROUNDING NEARSHORE AND HAWK
CHANNEL WATERS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
DEVELOP ACROSS THE FLORIDA STRAITS 20 TO 50 NM OFFSHORE OF THE
FLORIDA REEF. ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE WATERS...A CLUSTER OF STRONGER
SHOWERS WILL REMAIN ACROSS GULF WATERS WITHIN 20 NM SOUTHWEST THROUGH
WEST OF THE DRY TORTUGAS. MARINERS IN PATH OF THE STRONGER SHOWERS
WILL ENCOUNTER BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACCOMPANIED BY
VISIBILITY LESS THAN 1 MILE...WIND GUSTS NEAR 25 KNOTS...AND
OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES. MOVEMENTOF INDIVIDUAL SHOWERS IS
BETWEEN WEST AND NORTH BETWEEN 5 AND 10 KNOTS.

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FUTTERMAN


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