Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
631 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM...
  MISSISSIPPI SOUND...
  NORTH MOBILE BAY...
  PERDIDO BAY AREA...
  SOUTH MOBILE BAY...

* UNTIL 800 PM CST

* AT 629 PM CST...AN AREA OF DEVELOPING THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED JUST SOUTH OF DAUPHIN ISLAND.
  THE AREA WAS MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST AROUND 30 TO 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...AND LARGE
           HAIL.

  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. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34
           KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND
           HEAVY DOWNPOURS.  MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE
           JACKETS. LARGE HAIL COULD RESULT IN INJURY AND DAMAGE TO
           BOATS...VESSELS AND OIL RIGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FAIRHOPE PIER...FAREWELL BUOY...PORTERSVILLE BAY...FORT PICKENS...
  BIG LAGOON...MIDDLE BAY LIGHT...POINT CLEAR...PERDIDO BAY...ALABAMA
  PORT AND WOLF BAY.

LAT...LON 3094 8787 3043 8787 3049 8782 3036 8779
      3032 8765 3051 8741 3040 8734 3037 8739
      3040 8733 3000 8708 2990 8831 3038 8841
      3043 8834 3037 8816 3061 8815 3068 8807
      3080 8812 3094 8799
TIME...MOT...LOC 0029Z 206DEG 32KT 2998 8824

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

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