Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
844 AM CST SUN JAN 22 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...
  WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 945 AM CST

* AT 844 AM CST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 14 NM SOUTHWEST OF FAREWELL BUOY...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS.  MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A
           SECURE LOCATION. 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...
  FORT GAINES...FAREWELL BUOY...SAND ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE...PETIT BOIS
  PASS AND WESTERN DAUPHIN ISLAND.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM CST FOR SOUTHWESTERN
ALABAMA.

LAT...LON 3025 8813 3029 8813 3026 8812 3027 8811
      3028 8812 3028 8811 3027 8810 3026 8811
      3026 8808 3022 8803 3024 8795 3026 8794
      3005 8789 2978 8826 2988 8831 3022 8838
TIME...MOT...LOC 1444Z 234DEG 43KT 2997 8829

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

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