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ALERT ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
SOUTHERN REGION HEADQUARTERS
933 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

TO:  WFO KEY MFL MLB JAX
FROM:     SR ROC
SUBJECT:  MARINE FISHERIES BROADCAST REQUEST FOR NWR

PLEASE BROADCAST THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL MARINE
FISHERIES SERVICE...STARTING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TODAY THROUGH
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2014 AT APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTE INTERVALS.

THE NATIONAL MARINE SERVICE ANNOUNCES THAT THE COMMERCIAL SECTOR FOR
RED SNAPPER IN FEDERAL WATERS OFF THE SOUTH ATLANTIC STATES IS
CLOSED EFFECTIVE 12:01 A.M., LOCAL TIME, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014. DURING
THE CLOSURE, ALL SALE AND PURCHASE OF RED SNAPPER HARVESTED FROM
FEDERAL WATERS IS PROHIBITED. THE RECREATIONAL SECTOR FOR RED
SNAPPER IS ALSO CLOSED. THEREFORE, ALL HARVEST AND POSSESSION OF RED
SNAPPER FROM FEDERAL WATERS IS PROHIBITED AS OF 12:01 A.M., LOCAL
TIME, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014. THE PROHIBITION ON SALE AND PURCHASE AND
THE PROHIBITION ON HARVEST AND POSSESSION FOR RED SNAPPER APPLY IN
THE SOUTH ATLANTIC ON BOARD A VESSEL FOR WHICH A VALID FEDERAL
COMMERCIAL OR CHARTER VESSEL/HEADBOAT PERMIT FOR SOUTH ATLANTIC
SNAPPER-GROUPER HAS BEEN ISSUED, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE FISH WERE
HARVESTED IN STATE OR FEDERAL WATERS. QUESTIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED
TO THE NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE AT 7 2 7 8 2 4 5 3 0 5.

$$

ALLEN
SR ROC



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