Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
946 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT AND
  BEYOND 5 FATHOMS...
  HAWK CHANNEL FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
  OUT TO THE REEF...
  GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
  OUT TO 5 FATHOMS...
  BAYSIDE AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
  BRIDGE...

* UNTIL 1045 PM EST

* AT 943 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OVER 35 KNOTS OVER SNIPE
  POINT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...

  RACCOON KEY...
  CONTENT KEYS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR NOW...AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL
THREATENING WEATHER HAS PASSED.

INTENSE AND CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF
CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY LOW OR GO BELOW.

LAT...LON 2510 8149 2511 8132 2501 8113 2474 8141
      2474 8142 2472 8142 2467 8148 2469 8150
      2467 8149 2458 8158 2469 8174 2514 8152
TIME...MOT...LOC 0246Z 216DEG 21KT 2471 8160

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