612  
WHUS72 KKEY 211534  
MWWKEY  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1034 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014  
 
GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-212130-  
/O.EXT.KKEY.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-141122T1000Z/  
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-  
1034 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT
 
 
* WINDS AND WAVES...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS  
NEAR 30 KNOTS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA  
TODAY...AND NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO  
30 KNOTS WILL BE LIKELY ALONG THE FLORIDA REEF...OVER HAWK  
CHANNEL...AND ACROSS MOST OF THE EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF  
MEXICO. WINDS SHOULD BE SLIGHTLY LOWER OVER FLORIDA BAY...CLOSER TO  
20 KNOTS. SEAS OF 6 TO 9 FEET ARE LIKELY IN THE STRAITS OF  
FLORIDA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SEAS IN AND NEAR HEAVIER SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. SEAS OF 3 TO 5 FEET AREA ARE EXPECTED IN HAWK  
CHANNEL. IN THE EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO...SEAS WILL  
RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 FEET INSIDE FIVE FATHOMS...TO 4 TO 7 FEET BEYOND.  
 
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  
WITH SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID OPERATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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