Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1139 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1245 PM CST

* AT 1139 AM CST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR SHALIMAR
  TO 24 NM SOUTH OF ORISKANY REEF...MOVING EAST AT 30 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...
  SHALIMAR...EAST PASS AT DESTIN...MARY ESTHER...HIGHWAY 331
  BRIDGE...EAST CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...MID BAY BRIDGE...FORT WALTON
  BEACH...OKALOOSA DEEP WATER REEF...FORT WALTON LIBERTY SHIP REEF
  AND OKALOOSA PIER.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM CST FOR NORTHWESTERN
FLORIDA.

LAT...LON 3037 8611 3043 8625 3042 8626 3040 8623
      3038 8650 2954 8652 2955 8704 3040 8675
      3040 8659 3041 8675 3044 8674 3049 8653
      3055 8650 3053 8640 3045 8639 3047 8614
      3049 8614 3041 8609
TIME...MOT...LOC 1739Z 265DEG 29KT 3050 8666 2963 8696

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

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