Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
340 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
  BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT 20 NM...
  GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
  OUT TO 5 FATHOMS...

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 340 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR
  GREATER...LOCATED OVER STOCK ISLAND...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  WESTERN SAMBO...AMERICAN SHOAL LIGHT...COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...
  MARQUESAS KEYS...STOCK ISLAND...CUDJOE BAY AND NINEFOOT SHOAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR NOW...AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL
THREATENING WEATHER HAS PASSED.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST AT
3 0 5...2 9 5...1 3 1 6...EXTENSION 3...OR TO THE COAST GUARD OR
NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2463 8231 2464 8226 2462 8226 2462 8221
      2466 8218 2464 8205 2465 8196 2467 8192
      2468 8192 2469 8185 2477 8170 2481 8152
      2450 8145 2429 8225
TIME...MOT...LOC 1940Z 066DEG 22KT 2462 8175

$$

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