084  
WHUS72 KKEY 260227  
MWWKEY  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1027 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016  
 
GMZ031>035-042>044-261030-  
/O.EXA.KKEY.SC.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-160526T1200Z/  
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-  
1027 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT OVERNIGHT
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY FOR HAWK CHANNEL...AND GULF AND BAY SIDE WATERS.  
 
* WINDS...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 
* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS OF UP TO 5 FEET EXPECTED IN THE DEEP GULF WATERS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
GMZ052>055-072>075-261030-  
/O.CON.KKEY.SC.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-160526T1200Z/  
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-  
1027 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT OVERNIGHT
 
 
* WINDS...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 
* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS OF 4 TO 7 FEET ARE EXPECTED IN THE STRAITS OF  
FLORIDA.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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