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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1031 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

GMZ042>044-052>055-072>075-230900-
/O.EXT.KKEY.SC.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-171023T0900Z/
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-
1031 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS AS HIGH AS 7 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
743 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

FLZ168-172-173-230745-
/O.EXT.KMFL.RP.S.0037.000000T0000Z-171024T0000Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
743 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR
  ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES, WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR THOSE
  IN THE SURF ZONE.

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 GROINS, JETTIES
AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS, BEACH PATROL FLAGS AND
SIGNS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND
FLOAT. DON`T SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
0716 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-230300-
Flagler Beach to Volusia-Brevard County Line 0-20 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 0-20 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 0-20 nm-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20-60 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20-60 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-Inland Volusia County-
Northern Lake County-Orange-Seminole-Southern Brevard County-
Osceola-Indian River-Okeechobee-St. Lucie-Martin-
Coastal Volusia County-Southern Lake County-
Northern Brevard County-
0715 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
Poor boating conditions are expected to continue into tonight with
choppy seas 5 to 6 feet and southeasterly winds of 15-20
knots. Small craft should continue to exercise caution.

.RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
The middle and upper Saint Johns River basins remain above flood
stage with levels expected to remain steady and, or experience only
a slow decrease over the next several days.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
Increasing moisture out ahead of a strong cold front will bring a
chance for thunderstorms Monday afternoon. A higher coverage of
lightning storms is expected to accompany the front overnight
Monday into Tuesday, with cloud-to-ground lightning strikes and
brief gusty winds the primary storm hazards.

A surge of northwest winds behind the front will lead to a period
of poor to hazardous boating conditions on Wednesday, which will
gradually subside through late week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not anticipated  tonight.

$$

Ulrich/Johnson/Combs

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
438 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
230845-
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 from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM
excluding the territorial waters of 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-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
438 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

Rip currents: There is a high risk of rip currents on Atlantic
beaches. Swimming is not recommended. Heed the advise of the beach
patrols.

No other hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

The risk of rip currents will be subsiding by Monday. A cold front
will be moving across the region by the middle of the week with
deteriorating marine conditions around Wednesday across the offshore
Atlantic waters of southeast Florida and Gulf waters of southwest
Florida. There will also be an increasing chance of thunderstorms
ahead of the front.

No other hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotters are encouraged to report high wind, hail and flooding to
the National Weather Service forecast office in Miami.

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
538 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-231000-
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-
538 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect for the Straits of
Florida and Hawk Channel waters today.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the Florida Keys, as
well as over nearshore and offshore waters surrounding the island
chain today and tonight. The primary thunderstorm hazard will be
cloud to surface lightning strikes.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the Florida Keys, as
well as over nearshore and offshore waters surrounding the island
chain Monday through Wednesday morning. The primary thunderstorm
hazard will be cloud to surface lightning strikes.

A Small Craft Advisory may be required for the coastal waters of
the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Wednesday and Wednesday night.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time for Thursday through
Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

KN

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
455 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

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-
873-876-230400-
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-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
455 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for West Central And Southwest
Florida.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
Periods of cautionary to advisory level winds can be expected over
the marine zones of the eastern Gulf of Mexico. These winds and
choppy seas will result in periods of hazardous boating conditions
for smaller craft.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
A few thunderstorms are expected along a cold front that is
forecast to arrive Monday Night into Tuesday. Although a few
storms may contain gusty winds and frequent lightning, no
organized for widespread severe weather is expected at this time.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
There is likely to develop an increased risk for stronger and more
frequent rip currents along the beaches of west central and
southwest Florida during Monday...and last through Wednesday.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
Periods of cautionary to advisory level southeasterly to southerly
winds can be expected over the marine zones of the eastern Gulf
of Mexico Sunday and Monday ahead of cold front, and then from the
northwest and north Tuesday through Wednesday. These winds and
choppy seas will result in periods of hazardous boating conditions
for smaller craft through the middle of the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

$$

McKaughan


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
1009 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-230400-
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, and Key West
1009 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.NOW...
Through midnight, isolated showers will move to the northwest at 15
knots through the coastal waters of the Florida Keys. These showers
will produce periods of reduced visibility within pockets of moderate
rain. The strongest showers will be capable of localized wind gusts
around 25 knots.

$$

CLR

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
813 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-230400-
Coastal Volusia-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line Out to 20 NM-Indian River-Inland Volusia-Martin-
Northern Brevard-Northern Lake-Okeechobee-Orange-Osceola-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet Out To 20 NM-Seminole-
Southern Brevard-Southern Lake-St. Lucie-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-
Volusia-Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet Out to 20 NM-
813 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017

.NOW...

...Mild Temperatures Overnight With A Few Showers...

A slight chance of showers will continue overnight tonight for
Indian River...St. Lucie...and Martin counties.  Elsewhere...skies
will be partly to considerably cloudy.  Low temperatures will again
be mild with most locations only falling into the lower to mid 70s.
Lows in the upper 70s will be possible along the coast from
Melbourne southward.


&&

Additional details...including graphics are available online at:
http://www.weather.gov/mlb/blog

$$

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