Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
754 PM CDT WED JUL 26 2017

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 930 PM CDT

* AT 753 PM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 7 NM NORTH OF BLACKWATER BAY BRIDGE TO NEAR MARY
  ESTHER...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 KNOTS. STORMS HAVE HAD A HISTORY
  OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 40 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...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...
  MARY ESTHER...FORT WALTON BEACH...BIG LAGOON...PENSACOLA BEACH...
  PENSACOLA PASS...FORT PICKENS...EAST BAY...PENSACOLA BAY BRIDGE...
  GARCON POINT BRIDGE AND PENSACOLA BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3065 8695 3062 8698 3051 8697 3044 8684
      3045 8665 3041 8659 3002 8699 3025 8747
      3040 8732 3039 8737 3046 8732 3043 8723
      3048 8724 3049 8719 3055 8726 3063 8720
      3055 8706 3062 8709 3068 8698
TIME...MOT...LOC 0053Z 033DEG 18KT 3070 8704 3045 8671

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

$$



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