Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
617 PM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  HAWK CHANNEL FROM CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT TO THE REEF...
  STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE
  OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 616 PM EDT...OFF DUTY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS
  REPORTED A WATERSPOUT...LOCATED OVER EAST TURTLE SHOAL LIGHT.

* LOCATIONS WITH WATERSPOUTS POSSIBLE INCLUDE...
  EAST TURTLE SHOAL LIGHT...EAST WASHERWOMAN SHOAL LIGHT AND SOMBRERO
  KEY LIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WATERSPOUT IS A TORNADO OVER WATER THAT CAN BE DANGEROUS AND EVEN
DEADLY. SMALL CRAFT CAN BE SWAMPED OR OVERTURNED BY A WATERSPOUT.
STAY AWAY FROM THEM AT ALL TIMES.

&&

LAT...LON 2482 8078 2482 8075 2478 8074 2469 8088
      2459 8125 2462 8133 2463 8124 2474 8093
TIME...MOT...LOC 2216Z 032DEG 1KT 2470 8094

$$

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