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FZUS72 KTAE 221319
MWSTAE

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
819 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

GMZ750-755-775-221415-
/O.CON.KTAE.MA.W.0044.000000T0000Z-170222T1415Z/
819 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 915 AM EST/815 AM
CST/...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO MEXICO BEACH FL OUT TO 20
NM...
WATERS FROM OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 40 NM
FROM SHORE...

AT 816 AM EST/716 AM CST/...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING STRONG WINDS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS AND WATERSPOUTS WAS
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 NM WEST OF C TOWER TO 7 NM
NORTH OF O TOWER...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 30 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
         VESSELS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. MAKE SURE ALL
         ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND WEARING LIFE JACKETS.
         EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
         WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE
         ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
O TOWER...MEXICO BEACH...PORT ST. JOE...S TOWER...V TOWER...
APALACHICOLA...C TOWER...CAPE SAN BLAS AND ST GEORGE ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2986 8527 2973 8525 2976 8503 2985 8485
      2948 8409 2914 8460 2926 8498 2926 8510
      2957 8574 2968 8577 2998 8539
TIME...MOT...LOC 1316Z 134DEG 31KT 2947 8505 2966 8458

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

38-GODSEY



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