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Gale Warning


GMZ015-182045-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
432 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...GALE WARNING N OF 27N...

.TODAY...N OF 27N...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SHIFTING TO SE TO S AND
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE IN THE
AFTERNOON EXCEPT BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT W OF 86W. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
S OF 27N...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. NUMEROUS TO
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL
N OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS E AND SE PARTS EARLY.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
430 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

FLORIDA BAY...HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO
SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS...AND THE EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF
MEXICO...INCLUDING THE FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ052>055-072>075-181430-
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-
430 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS DECREASE...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS EARLY...DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET EARLY...SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST LATE. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FEET SOUTHEAST OF
THE UPPER KEYS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER NEAR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING
NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
434 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

GMZ052>055-072>075-181500-
/O.EXT.KKEY.SC.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-140418T1500Z/
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-
434 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

* WINDS AND WAVES...EAST TO SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS ON THE
  FLORIDA STRAITS EARLY THIS MORNING WILL SLACKEN APPRECIABLY THIS
  AFTERNOON. SEAS IN THE GULF STREAM WILL BE AS HIGH AS 7
  FEET...BEFORE SUBSIDING BY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
APA


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
705 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014


FLZ168-172-173-190000-
/O.NEW.KMFL.RP.S.0012.140418T1105Z-140419T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
705 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE
  ATLANTIC COAST BEACHES IN PALM BEACH...BROWARD...AND MIAMI-DADE
  COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS JETTIES AND
PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL. PAY
ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN
CALM AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM
THE FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A
STRONG SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
708 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
191115-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-INLAND COLLIER-
INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI DADE-METRO MIAMI DADE-
MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
708 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE TONIGHT...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES.

THUNDERSTORMS: A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO IS
FORECAST TO MOVE ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA TONIGHT. THESE STORMS COULD
IMPACT THE GULF COAST AS EARLY AS THIS EVENING BEFORE SPREADING
EAST OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS COULD DEVELOP AS EARLY AS
THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE LAKE OKEECHOBEE REGION. A FEW STRONG
OR EVEN SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT WITH THE PRIMARY
THREAT BEING STRONG WIND GUSTS.

WIND: ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 60
MPH TONIGHT.

TORNADOES: A BRIEF, SMALL TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT TONIGHT.
THIS RISK IS LOW.

WATERSPOUTS: THERE IS A SLIGHT POTENTIAL FOR WATERSPOUT FORMATION
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED STRONG OR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE EARLY
SATURDAY WITH THE PRIMARY THREAT BEING DAMAGING WINDS.

SEAS ARE FORECAST TO BECOME HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL CRAFT IN THE
GULF STREAM SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
600 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-191000-
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-
600 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE FLORIDA STRAITS THIS
   MORNING...

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT...

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY ORGANIZE IN THE NORTHEAST GULF OF
MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON...BEFORE MOVING SLOWLY ACROSS NORTHERN FLORIDA
AND PULLING AN ASSOCIATED TROUGH THROUGH OUR REGION LATE TONIGHT AND
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THIS TROUGH WILL BE PRECEDED AND ACCOMPANIED
BY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...A FEW OF WHICH MAY BE
STRONG.

THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS WILL BE CLOUD TO SURFACE LIGHTNING
STRIKES AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS NEAR 40 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED FOR A PORTION OF OUR MARINE
DISTRICT SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...OTHERWISE...NO HAZARDOUS
WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

APA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
525 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-190930-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
525 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS THAT
DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINS... AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES. STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
DAMAGING WINDS...HAIL...AND TORNADOES.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED. THE HEAVY RAIN WILL PRODUCE
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS THE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.

...COASTAL FLOOD IMPACT...
CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR
WARNINGS...MONITOR WATER LEVELS...AND MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF
FLOODING IS OBSERVED. ELEVATED HIGH TIDES OF BETWEEN 2 AND 3.5
FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
WIND SPEEDS OF 15 TO 33 KNOTS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS THIS WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER AND SELF ACTIVATE IF NEEDED.

$$

GARCIA

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