Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1200 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
  BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT 20 NM...
  GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
  OUT TO 5 FATHOMS...

* UNTIL 100 PM EDT

* AT 1159 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS REPORTED A
  WATERSPOUT...LOCATED OVER STOCK ISLAND. THE WATERSPOUT WAS NEARLY
  STATIONARY.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  WESTERN SAMBO...KEY WEST SEA BOUY...VANDENBERG...STOCK ISLAND...
  JOE`S TUG...EAST SAMBO AND EASTERN DRY ROCKS.

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.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST AT
3 0 5...2 9 5...1 3 1 6...EXTENSION 3...OR TO THE COAST GUARD OR
NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2460 8161 2444 8169 2447 8190 2472 8177
TIME...MOT...LOC 1559Z 115DEG 1KT 2455 8173

$$

COTTRILL


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