Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1124 AM CDT FRI JUL 21 2017

GMZ655-675-211715-
1124 AM CDT FRI JUL 21 2017

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT COASTAL
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM...WATERS FROM DESTIN TO
PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
UNTIL 1215 PM CDT...

AT 1120 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED OVER OKALOOSA
DEEP WATER REEF...OR 26 NM SOUTH OF DESTIN...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 5
KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OKALOOSA DEEP WATER REEF...ORISKANY REEF...

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THIS STORMS ARE WIND GUSTS UP TO 30
KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD
CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR UNTIL THIS STORM HAS PASSED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM METAL
OBJECTS.

WEATHER CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF WATERSPOUTS.
WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS
WAVES AND SEAS. IF A WATERSPOUT IS SIGHTED...SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

SOME OF THESE STORMS MAY CONTINUE TO INTENSITY AND A WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO OR TV FOR FURTHER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UPDATES OR POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

LAT...LON 2962 8704 3004 8711 3011 8651 2969 8651
TIME...MOT...LOC 1620Z 063DEG 5KT 2995 8650

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