Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
215 PM CDT TUE AUG 15 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM...
  MISSISSIPPI SOUND...
  SOUTH MOBILE BAY...

* UNTIL 315 PM CDT

* AT 214 PM CDT...THE LEADING EDGE OF A CLUSTER OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR HORN
  ISLAND, TO NEAR PETIT BOIS PASS, TO 7 NM SOUTH OF WESTERN DAUPHIN
  ISLAND. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EAST FOWL RIVER BRIDGE...SAND ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE...BON SECOUR BAY...
  FAREWELL BUOY...MIDDLE BAY LIGHT...MISSISSIPPI SOUND EAST OF
  PASCAGOULA...HERON BAY...POINT CLEAR...WEEKS BAY AND CENTRAL
  DAUPHIN ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3041 8840 3043 8834 3036 8814 3057 8813
      3056 8808 3045 8810 3047 8793 3051 8792
      3051 8790 3042 8787 3045 8785 3026 8770
      3024 8782 3025 8772 2989 8824 2988 8831
      3037 8840 3038 8841
TIME...MOT...LOC 1914Z 230DEG 24KT 3023 8853 3018 8839 3010 8831

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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