Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
207 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 330 PM CDT

* AT 204 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER. THIS STORM WAS
  LOCATED 35 NM SOUTH OF FAREWELL BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.
  ANOTHER LARGE AREA OF RAIN SHOWERS WITH A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
  EXTENDING ACROSS MUCH OF THE OPEN WATERS FROM 20 TO 60 NM SOUTH
  OF PASCAGOULA TO 20 TO 60 NM SOUTH OF PENSACOLA...MOVING EAST AT
  25 KNOTS.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND
HEAVY RAINS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2979 8826 2981 8826 2985 8696 2935 8689
      2932 8725 2920 8797
TIME...MOT...LOC 1904Z 264DEG 26KT 2953 8815

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