Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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WHUS52 KKEY 262056
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
456 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT AND
  BEYOND 5 FATHOMS...

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 455 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR
  GREATER...LOCATED 20 NM WEST OF NORTHWEST CAPE SABLE...MOVING
  SOUTHWEST AT 20 KNOTS.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

INTENSE AND CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF
CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY LOW OR GO BELOW.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST AT
3 0 5...2 9 5...1 3 1 6...EXTENSION 3...OR TO THE COAST GUARD OR
NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2537 8153 2521 8153 2514 8151 2494 8186
      2529 8204 2539 8155
TIME...MOT...LOC 2055Z 062DEG 18KT 2525 8154

$$

COTTRILL



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