Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Key West FL
1125 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Key West has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Gulf of Mexico including Dry Tortugas and Rebecca Shoal Channel...
  Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 nm west of Dry
  Tortugas out 20 nm...

* Until 1230 AM EST

* At 1123 PM EST, two strong thunderstorms were located about 11 nm
  northwest of Tortugas Ecological Reserve North, moving to the
  northeast at around 35 knots.

  HAZARD...Wind gusts near 45 knots.

  SOURCE...National Weather Service Meteorologist.

  IMPACT...Expect wind gusts near 45 knots, frequent lightning, and
           heavy downpours.

* Locations in the warning include...
  W Tower and Tortugas Ecological Reserve North.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Prepare for wind gusts near 45 knots, steep and fast-building seas,
and blinding downpours. Make sure all on board are wearing life
jackets.

&&

LAT...LON 2461 8328 2479 8324 2499 8315 2502 8311
      2502 8258 2490 8250 2444 8329
TIME...MOT...LOC 0423Z 244DEG 33KT 2480 8317

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

$$

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