336  
WHUS72 KKEY 021433  
MWWKEY  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1033 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2020  
 
GMZ053-073-021545-  
/O.CAN.KKEY.SC.Y.0035.000000T0000Z-200802T1500Z/  
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE  
BRIDGE OUT 20 NM-  
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE  
BRIDGE 20 TO 60 NM OUT-  
1033 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED
 
 

 
 
GMZ052-072-022100-  
/O.EXT.KKEY.SC.Y.0035.000000T0000Z-200802T2100Z/  
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 20 NM-  
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY 20 TO 60 NM OUT-  
1033 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT
 
 
* WHAT...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS OF 5 TO 9 FEET,  
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* WHERE...EASTERN STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG  
KEY OUT TO 60 NM.  
 
* WHEN...IN EFFECT.  
 
* IMPACTS...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. THESE HAZARDOUS  
CONDITIONS MAY RESULT IN POOR VESSEL HANDLING AND STEERING  
RESPONSE, BROACHING, OVERTURNED DINGHIES AND KAYAKS, SLIPS AND  
FALLS ON SLIPPERY DECKS, RUB DAMAGE ALONG DOCKS AND SEAWALLS,  
SWAMPED BOWS AT REEF TRACT MOORING BALLS, AND DRAGGING ANCHORS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
INEXPERIENCED BOATERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE WITH SMALLER VESSELS,  
SHOULD AVOID OPERATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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