Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47
913
WHUS54 KMOB 052000
SMWMOB
GMZ634-052100-
/O.NEW.KMOB.MA.W.0302.161205T2000Z-161205T2100Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
200 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  PENSACOLA BAY AREA...

* UNTIL 300 PM CST

* AT 159 PM CST...A THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS
  WAS LOCATED OVER EAST BAY...OR 17 NM WEST OF MARY ESTHER...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 45 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...
  EAST BAY...BLACKWATER BAY BRIDGE...GARCON POINT BRIDGE AND EAST
  SANTA ROSA SOUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CST FOR NORTHWESTERN
FLORIDA.

LAT...LON 3062 8698 3054 8695 3051 8697 3047 8686
      3044 8684 3043 8678 3040 8678 3035 8706
      3051 8714 3056 8707 3055 8706 3056 8706
TIME...MOT...LOC 1959Z 234DEG 44KT 3048 8698

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

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.