Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
449 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

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...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 444 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OVER 35 KNOTS
  FROM SPIEGEL GROVE TO 409 HUMPS...MOVING WEST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...

  409 HUMPS...
  SOUTH RIPS...
  ISLAMORADA HUMP...
  FRENCH REEF...
  MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...
  MOSQUITO BANK LIGHT...

PREPARE FOR WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...STEEP AND
FAST-BUILDING SEAS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND BLINDING
DOWNPOURS. STAY LOW OR GO BELOW...AND MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE
WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR NOW...AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL
THREATENING WEATHER HAS PASSED.

LAT...LON 2491 7989 2440 8049 2474 8084 2509 8038
TIME...MOT...LOC 2048Z 102DEG 10KT 2502 8026 2474 8044
          2458 8061

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