Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1133 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

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...
  WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1230 PM CST

* AT 1133 AM CST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 11 NM EAST OF ORISKANY REEF...OR 22 NM
  SOUTH OF MARY ESTHER...MOVING NORTHEAST 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. 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...
  SHALIMAR...EAST PASS AT DESTIN...MID BAY BRIDGE...FORT WALTON
  BEACH...FORT WALTON LIBERTY SHIP REEF...OKALOOSA PIER...WEST
  CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...DESTIN AND MARY ESTHER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3039 8635 3040 8639 3038 8640 3038 8650
      3023 8650 2996 8676 3004 8693 3040 8667
      3040 8659 3041 8659 3041 8667 3050 8660
      3049 8653 3053 8653 3054 8652 3048 8639
      3045 8639 3047 8636 3044 8630
TIME...MOT...LOC 1733Z 218DEG 26KT 3005 8679

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

$$


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