Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
223 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

GMZ631-632-650-222000-
/O.CON.KMOB.MA.W.0350.000000T0000Z-171022T2000Z/
223 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM...
MISSISSIPPI SOUND...
SOUTH MOBILE BAY...

AT 223 PM CDT...A SHOWER CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED
OVER FAREWELL BUOY...MOVING NORTH AT 10 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
         VESSELS AND OIL RIGS.  MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A
         SECURE LOCATION. WATERSPOUTS CAN BECOME TORNADOES IF THEY
         MOVE ONSHORE. KEEP ABREAST OF THE SITUATION.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DAUPHIN ISLAND BRIDGE...FORT GAINES...FORT MORGAN...FAREWELL BUOY AND
SAND ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS
SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3031 8813 3032 8800 3009 8803 3008 8812
      3030 8822
TIME...MOT...LOC 1923Z 169DEG 12KT 3012 8807

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...<34KTS

$$



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