Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1023 AM EDT MON JUN 19 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO WEST END OF
  SEVEN MILE BRIDGE OUT 60 NM...
  BAYSIDE AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
  BRIDGE...
  FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND...BLACKWATER SOUND...AND
  BUTTONWOOD SOUND...

* UNTIL 1115 AM EDT

* AT 1021 AM EDT...A LINE OF SQUALLS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR THE RIPS TO 9 NM NORTHEAST OF ELBOW
  CAY...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES...OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY
           DOWNPOURS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  409 HUMPS...CRAIG KEY...BOY SCOUTS FLORIDA SEA BASE...TENNESSEE
  REEF LIGHT AND LONG KEY VIADUCT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR NOW...AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL
THREATENING WEATHER HAS PASSED. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING
LIFE JACKETS.

&&

LAT...LON 2488 8073 2481 8091 2443 8073 2405 8041
      2412 8020
TIME...MOT...LOC 1421Z 143DEG 24KT 2454 8055 2413 8026

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

$$

CLR


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