Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1059 PM EST SUN FEB 11 2018

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Waters from Mexico Beach to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM...
  Waters from Suwannee River to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM...

* Until midnight EST/1100 PM CST/

* At 1059 PM EST/959 PM CST/, a severe thunderstorm capable of
  producing waterspouts was located 12 nm south of Empire Mica Wreck,
  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 create suddenly higher waves. Make sure all
           on board are in a secure location and wearing life
           jackets. 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.

* The severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly open waters.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are
expected.

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor
immediately.

&&

LAT...LON 2859 8514 2861 8534 2866 8548 2872 8562
      2876 8578 2922 8523 2922 8498 2926 8478
      2859 8498
TIME...MOT...LOC 0359Z 246DEG 26KT 2910 8536

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

$$

30-PULLIN



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