Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
204 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
  RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 330 PM EST/230 PM CST/

* AT 203 PM EST/103 PM CST/...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING TORNADOES WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM
  SOUTH OF MEXICO BEACH TO 35 NM SOUTHWEST OF EMPIRE MICA WRECK...
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 90 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...TORNADOES AND WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...TORNADOES CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. MAKE SURE ALL
           ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND WEARING LIFE
           JACKETS. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. BOATS COULD SUSTAIN SIGNIFICANT
           DAMAGE OR CAPSIZE. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING
           LIFE JACKETS. RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EMPIRE MICA WRECK...ST GEORGE ISLAND...CAPE SAN BLAS...
  APALACHICOLA...PORT ST. JOE...MARKER 24 BARGE...O TOWER...
  C TOWER...S TOWER...V TOWER...K TOWER AND ST. MARKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EST/700 PM CST/ FOR
THE PANHANDLE OF AND BIG BEND OF FLORIDA.

LAT...LON 2874 8573 2887 8596 2988 8542 2994 8535
      2985 8526 2973 8525 2976 8504 2986 8486
      2982 8480 2996 8450 3016 8430 3017 8400
      3013 8395 2883 8464 2861 8531
TIME...MOT...LOC 1903Z 229DEG 91KT 2985 8543 2897 8589

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

15-HARRIGAN



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