Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1208 PM CDT THU MAR 30 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...
  NORTH MOBILE BAY...
  SOUTH MOBILE BAY...

* UNTIL 145 PM CDT

* AT 1207 PM CDT...AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY WITH SCATTERED STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM 27 NM NORTHWEST OF GRAND BAY TO NEAR
  PASCAGOULA TO 11 NM EAST OF CHANDELEUR SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 25
  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...
  GAILLARD ISLAND...PINTO ISLAND...EAST FOWL RIVER BRIDGE...SAND
  ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE...BON SECOUR BAY...FAREWELL BUOY...MIDDLE BAY
  LIGHT...MISSISSIPPI SOUND EAST OF PASCAGOULA...BATTLESHIP PARK AND
  HERON BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3094 8787 3075 8788 3072 8784 3067 8789
      3054 8786 3049 8789 3040 8785 2987 8800
      2990 8824 2988 8831 3039 8841 3042 8840
      3043 8834 3037 8816 3054 8812 3061 8815
      3068 8807 3080 8812 3081 8805 3094 8800
TIME...MOT...LOC 1707Z 267DEG 26KT 3089 8858 3041 8861 2994 8881

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

$$


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