Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
456 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO SOUTH OF
  HALFMOON SHOAL 20 TO 60 NM OUT...

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 456 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 31 NM SOUTH OF WOOD`S WALL EAST CRACK TO 45 NM
  SOUTHEAST OF WOOD`S WALL WEST CRACK...MOVING NORTH AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST.

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

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...STEEP AND FAST-
BUILDING SEAS...AND BLINDING DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE
WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

&&

LAT...LON 2360 8181 2420 8184 2407 8126 2362 8129
      2362 8131 2360 8137 2358 8145 2356 8154
TIME...MOT...LOC 2056Z 175DEG 21KT 2371 8166 2363 8137

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

$$

MCLOVIN



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