Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1255 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  HAWK CHANNEL FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
  OUT TO THE REEF...

* UNTIL 130 PM EDT

* AT 1254 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS REPORTED
  3 WATERSPOUTS...LOCATED BETWEEN ONE HALF AND ONE MILE SOUTHEAST OF
  KEY WEST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15
  KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  NINEFOOT SHOAL.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 2463 8136 2457 8139 2447 8192 2450 8190
TIME...MOT...LOC 1654Z 116DEG 16KT 2455 8175

$$

FUTTERMAN


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