045  
WHUS52 KKEY 180250  
SMWKEY  
GMZ032-033-035-180345-  
/O.NEW.KKEY.MA.W.0215.171018T0250Z-171018T0345Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1050 PM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
BAY AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT TO 5  
FATHOMS...  
GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT AND  
BEYOND 5 FATHOMS...  
 
* UNTIL 1145 PM EDT  
 
* AT 1050 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 19 NM WEST OF  
NORTHWEST CAPE SABLE...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER  
WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS.  
 
* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR NOW...AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL  
THREATENING WEATHER HAS PASSED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2527 8156 2524 8153 2515 8152 2510 8148  
2511 8139 2473 8169 2490 8192  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0250Z 038DEG 19KT 2515 8152  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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