794  
WHUS72 KKEY 241415  
MWWKEY  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1015 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014  
 
GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-242200-  
/O.EXT.KKEY.SC.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-141025T1000Z/  
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-  
1015 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT
 
 
* WINDS AND WAVES...SUSTAINED NORTHEAST TO NORTH SURFACE WINDS OF 20 TO 25  
KNOTS WILL PREVAIL TODAY. SEAS WILL BE AS HIGH AS 8 FEET ON THE  
COASTAL WATERS OF THE OFFSHORE GULF OF MEXICO AND THE WESTERN STRAITS.  
 
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 MARINERS...ESPECIALLY  
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE  
CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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