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Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO)

Issued by Key West, FL (KEY)

                            
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
534 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-191100-
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-
534 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated thunderstorms are possible across the Florida Straits
today. 

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect today and tonight across the
Straits of Florida for east winds 20 to 25 knots, with seas 
building to 5 to 8 feet, and east winds near 20 knots tonight,
with seas still averaging 5 to 7 feet. 


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Small Craft Advisory conditions are still possible during Friday 
across the Straits of Florida for east winds near 20 knots, with 
seas of 5 to 7 feet.

No hazards are expected Friday Night through Sunday night. 

Isolated thunderstorms are expected across the Florida Keys and
adjacent coastal waters Monday through Wednesday. The primary 
hazards will be dangerous lightning strikes. 

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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