Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
326 PM EDT TUE JUL 25 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
  OUT TO 5 FATHOMS...

* UNTIL 430 PM EDT

* AT 326 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH POSSIBLE WATERSPOUTS WAS
  LOCATED OVER RACCOON KEY...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 25 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...CAUSE
           CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO VESSELS AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY
           HIGHER WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  HOWE KEY...RACCOON KEY...NORTHWEST CHANNEL BUOY 1...SNIPE POINT...
  COTTRELL KEY...NEWFOUND HARBOR AND STOCK ISLAND.

LAT...LON 2465 8137 2466 8147 2462 8148 2466 8148
      2466 8152 2465 8151 2456 8169 2456 8192
      2453 8193 2456 8196 2452 8196 2456 8197
      2452 8197 2455 8200 2454 8201 2453 8201
      2461 8205 2482 8145
TIME...MOT...LOC 1926Z 064DEG 24KT 2471 8150

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

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