Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
739 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM...
  MISSISSIPPI SOUND...
  NORTH MOBILE BAY...
  SOUTH MOBILE BAY...
  WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 845 PM CDT

* AT 739 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR PETIT BOIS PASS...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
  55 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS.  MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A
           SECURE LOCATION. 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...
  GAILLARD ISLAND...PINTO ISLAND...EAST FOWL RIVER BRIDGE...SAND
  ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE...BON SECOUR BAY...FAREWELL BUOY...MIDDLE BAY
  LIGHT...MISSISSIPPI SOUND EAST OF PASCAGOULA...BATTLESHIP PARK AND
  HERON BAY.

LAT...LON 3094 8787 3049 8789 3042 8787 3049 8778
      3036 8779 3033 8767 3025 8772 3024 8782
      3024 8773 2987 8793 2967 8820 2988 8831
      3038 8841 3043 8834 3037 8816 3061 8815
      3068 8807 3080 8812 3081 8805 3094 8800
TIME...MOT...LOC 0039Z 223DEG 54KT 3017 8833

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

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