Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1249 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 115 PM CDT

* AT 1248 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS 34 KNOTS
  OR GREATER.
  THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR ESCAMBIA
  BAY TO NEAR PENSACOLA PASS...MOVING EAST AT 5 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EAST BAY...WEST SANTA ROSA SOUND...PENSACOLA BAY...PENSACOLA BAY
  BRIDGE...PENSACOLA BEACH AND GARCON POINT BRIDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3046 8691 3020 8709 3024 8729 3047 8718
TIME...MOT...LOC 1748Z 287DEG 6KT 3044 8716 3026 8727

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