Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
946 AM CDT THU JUN 29 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 1045 AM CDT

* AT 946 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER MID BAY BRIDGE...OR NEAR DESTIN...
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 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. 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...
  WEST CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...FORT WALTON BEACH...SHALIMAR...FORT
  WALTON LIBERTY SHIP REEF...DESTIN...EAST PASS AT DESTIN...OKALOOSA
  PIER...MID BAY BRIDGE AND MARY ESTHER.

LAT...LON 3038 8640 3038 8650 3008 8650 3006 8651
      3039 8678 3040 8676 3040 8659 3041 8659
      3041 8679 3044 8675 3044 8667 3050 8661
      3049 8653 3053 8653 3055 8650 3053 8640
TIME...MOT...LOC 1446Z 234DEG 16KT 3044 8645

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

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