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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
347 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING NORTH OF THE WATERS AND A FRONTAL TROUGH
ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN FLORIDA WATERS WILL CREATE INCREASED WINDS
THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING ON GULF WATERS.

GMZ856-876-230830-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SC.Y.0030.141023T0400Z-141023T1400Z/
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
347 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM
EDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 10 AM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS AND WAVES: WINDS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT WITH SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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 BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
900 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-231300-
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-
900 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

UPDATED TO INCLUDE WATERSPOUT THREAT

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS. THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS WILL BE
LIGHTNING...POSSIBLE WATERSPOUTS...AND LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS.

WATERSPOUTS TEND TO FORM NEAR LARGE CLOUD BUILDUPS WITH DARK FLAT
BASES. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN SMALL VESSELS.

SEVERAL EPISODES OF RAIN ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT. RAIN MAY BE
HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH PONDING OF WATER AND MINOR STREET FLOODING
POSSIBLE IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW-LYING AREAS. DRAINAGE MAY BE
COMPLICATED BY HIGHER THAN PREDICTED TIDES...CURRENTLY RUNNING ABOUT
A HALF FOOT ABOVE NORMAL. TONIGHT`S HIGH TIDE IN KEY WEST IS AT 1040
PM EDT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THE PRIMARY
THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS WILL BE LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS.

SEVERAL EPISODES OF RAIN ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. RAIN
MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH PONDING OF WATER AND MINOR STREET
FLOODING POSSIBLE IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW-LYING AREAS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED FOR FLORIDA KEYS COASTAL
WATERS ANYTIME BETWEEN THURSDAY AND SUNDAY. HOWEVER...THE MOST LIKELY
TIME FRAME FOR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY ISSUANCE WILL BE FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

BWC

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
446 AM EDT WED OCT 22 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-
873-876-230900-
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-
446 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MAINLY SOUTH OF A SEBRING TO
PUNTA GORDA LINE TODAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS AND LIGHTNING STRIKES
WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT FROM THESE STORMS.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
WIND SPEEDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS
FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MAINLY SOUTH OF A SEBRING TO
VENICE LINE ON FRIDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS
THE REGION. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS AND LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL BE THE
MAIN THREAT FROM THESE STORMS.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
WIND SPEEDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS
FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS AT TIMES THURSDAY AND FRIDAY ACROSS THE
OFFSHORE WATERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

MJG


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
712 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-230015-
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-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON...KEY WEST
712 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.NOW...
A LARGE AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN IS IMPACTING THE ENTIRE
ISLAND CHAIN AND SURROUNDING COASTAL WATERS. AREAS OF HEAVIER RAIN
ARE ALSO FOUND ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS MAINLY EXTENDING WESTWARD
FROM SUGARLOAF KEY...AND BEYOND 10 MILES SOUTH OF THE MIDDLE AND
UPPER KEYS.

UNTIL 8 PM...THE MOVEMENT OF MOST ACTIVITY WILL BE TOWARD THE NORTH
AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS. OVER LAND...ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE HALF INCH IS
POSSIBLE. ISLANDS FROM SUGARLOAF KEY TO KEY WEST IN PARTICULAR MAY
SEE INCREASED RAIN RATES...WITH AROUND ONE INCH POSSIBLE. A FEW
STRONGER SHOWERS WELL SOUTH OF THE ISLAND CHAIN MAY DELIVER WIND
GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS...OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND REDUCED
VISIBILITY TO BELOW 2 MILES IN HEAVY RAIN.

$$

MSB

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
553 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

AMZ630-650-651-670-671-FLZ066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
230000-
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-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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLEWISTON...LA BELLE...
BIG CYPRESS SEMINOLE RESERVATION...PAHOKEE...SOUTH BAY...
BELLE GLADE...WELLINGTON...LION COUNTRY SAFARI...
SOUTH COUNTY REGIONAL PARK...PALM SPRINGS...FLORIDA GARDENS...
ABERDEEN...BOCA WEST...NAPLES...IMMOKALEE...
MICCOSUKEE INDIAN RESERVATION...MARKHAM PARK...COCONUT CREEK...
CORAL SPRINGS...TAMARAC...SUNRISE...PLANTATION...DAVIE...
COOPER CITY...HOLLYWOOD...PEMBROKE PINES...MIRAMAR...HOMESTEAD...
FLORIDA CITY...REDLAND...MICCOSUKEE RESORT...KENDALE LAKES...
WEST KENDALL...COUNTRY WALK...SHARK VALLEY...MIAMI...
MIAMI GARDENS...MIAMI LAKES...HIALEAH...DORAL...SOUTH MIAMI...
KENDALL...CUTLER RIDGE...FLAMINGO...JUPITER...WEST PALM BEACH...
BOCA RATON...POMPANO BEACH...FORT LAUDERDALE...
FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH...HOLLYWOOD BEACH...AVENTURA...
MIAMI BEACH...MIAMI SHORES...DOWNTOWN MIAMI...CUTLER BAY...
HOMESTEAD BAYFRONT PARK...EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
553 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.NOW...
AREAS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL CONTINUE OVER SOUTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE PENINSULA THIS EVENING, MAINLY ACROSS MIAMI-DADE
AND MAINLAND MONROE COUNTIES AS WELL AS SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF
COLLIER AND BROWARD COUNTIES. ACROSS PALM BEACH AND HENDRY
COUNTIES, ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED THIS EVENING.

$$

MOLLEDA

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