Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
636 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
  BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 635 PM EDT...AN OFF-DUTY METEOROLOGIST REPORTED A WATERSPOUT
  NEAR EASTERN DRY ROCKS...MOVING TO THE SOUTHWEST AT AROUND 15
  KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WATERSPOUT IS A TORNADO OVER WATER THAT CAN BE DANGEROUS AND EVEN
DEADLY. STAY AWAY FROM THEM AT ALL TIMES.

&&

LAT...LON 2449 8185 2445 8178 2438 8183 2443 8194
TIME...MOT...LOC 2235Z 038DEG 15KT 2445 8185

$$

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