Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
122 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

GMZ670-675-261915-
122 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT
  WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
UNTIL 215 PM CDT...

AT 119 PM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM 38 TO 55 NM
SOUTH OF PENSACOLA PASS...MOVING SOUTH AT 10 TO 15
KNOTS.

THESE STORMS WILL REMAIN OVER OPEN WATERS.

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS...
LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER
SEEKING SAFE HARBOR UNTIL THIS STORM HAS PASSED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM METAL
OBJECTS.

WEATHER CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF WATERSPOUTS.
WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS
WAVES AND SEAS. IF A WATERSPOUT IS SIGHTED...SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IF POSSIBLE.

LAT...LON 2987 8741 2994 8705 2938 8698 2934 8752
TIME...MOT...LOC 1819Z 015DEG 17KT 2968 8726

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