Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
754 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL 20 TO 60 NM
  OUT...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 752 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST DETECTED A
  CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS
  AND WINDS TO UNDER 50 KNOTS...LOCATED 24 NM WEST OF ELBOW
  CAY...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  MARATHON HUMPS.

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.

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

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 2365 8132 2412 8141 2446 8074 2390 8035
      2388 8039
TIME...MOT...LOC 2352Z 251DEG 41KT 2391 8077

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FUTTERMAN



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