Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1235 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...

* UNTIL 230 AM CST

* AT 1235 AM CST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR SANTA ROSA BEACH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
  55 KNOTS.

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

  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. LARGE HAIL COULD RESULT IN INJURY AND DAMAGE TO
           BOATS...VESSELS AND OIL RIGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HIGHWAY 331 BRIDGE...EAST CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...MID BAY BRIDGE...
  DESTIN AND SANTA ROSA BEACH.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 AM CST FOR NORTHWESTERN
FLORIDA.

LAT...LON 3041 8612 3037 8612 3043 8625 3043 8626
      3042 8626 3040 8623 3039 8629 3042 8631
      3038 8633 3039 8652 3053 8642 3045 8639
      3049 8625 3047 8622 3050 8620 3045 8619
      3047 8614 3043 8616 3041 8609
TIME...MOT...LOC 0635Z 231DEG 57KT 3032 8629

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

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