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FZUS72 KTAE 241050 RRA
MWSTAE

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
550 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

GMZ750-770-241115-
/O.CON.KTAE.MA.W.0089.000000T0000Z-170524T1115Z/
550 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 AM CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM...
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 550 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 39 NM WEST OF EMPIRE MICA WRECK...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS.

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 50 KNOTS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER
         WAVES. BOATS COULD SUSTAIN SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OR CAPSIZE.
         MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. RETURN TO
         SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2956 8652 2991 8603 2934 8556 2899 8619
      2915 8634 2933 8644 2937 8652
TIME...MOT...LOC 1050Z 239DEG 48KT 2941 8609

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

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