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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
558 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

GMZ670-302308-
/O.CAN.KMOB.MA.W.0115.000000T0000Z-170430T2315Z/
558 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

THE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA, THUS THE
WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN
ALABAMA.

LAT...LON 3094 8787 3049 8789 3042 8787 3049 8778
      3036 8779 3032 8765 3039 8764 3037 8757
      3035 8761 2991 8775 2986 8803 2988 8831
      3038 8841 3043 8834 3037 8816 3061 8815
      3068 8807 3080 8812 3081 8805 3094 8800
TIME...MOT...LOC 2258Z 270DEG 25KT 3070 8770 3035 8777 2981 8822

$$

GMZ630>632-650-302315-
/O.CON.KMOB.MA.W.0115.000000T0000Z-170430T2315Z/
558 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM CDT...

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

AT 558 PM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS
WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 15 NM NORTHEAST OF FAIRHOPE
PIER TO NEAR WEEKS BAY TO 20 NM SOUTH OF FAREWELL BUOY...MOVING EAST
AT 25 KNOTS.

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

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. 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.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GAILLARD ISLAND...PINTO ISLAND...EAST FOWL RIVER BRIDGE...SAND ISLAND
LIGHTHOUSE...BON SECOUR BAY...FAREWELL BUOY...MIDDLE BAY LIGHT...
MISSISSIPPI SOUND EAST OF PASCAGOULA...BATTLESHIP PARK AND HERON BAY.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN
ALABAMA.

LAT...LON 3094 8787 3049 8789 3042 8787 3049 8778
      3036 8779 3032 8765 3039 8764 3037 8757
      3035 8761 2991 8775 2986 8803 2988 8831
      3038 8841 3043 8834 3037 8816 3061 8815
      3068 8807 3080 8812 3081 8805 3094 8800
TIME...MOT...LOC 2258Z 270DEG 25KT 3070 8770 3035 8777 2981 8822

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

$$



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