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ALERT ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SOUTHERN REGION HEADQUARTERS
325 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

TO:         WFO`S KEY WEST...MIAMI...MELBOURNE AND JACKSONVILLE

FROM:       SR ROC

SUBJECT:    FISHERIES MESSAGE REQUEST ON NWR

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE MOA BETWEEN NMFS AND NWS...WE REQUEST
BROADCAST OF THE MESSAGE BELOW FROM COASTAL NWR STATES COVERING KEY
WEST, FL TO CAPE HATTERAS, NC.

PLEASE BROADCAST THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE AT 30 MINUTE INTERVALS FOR
FIVE DAYS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TODAY THROUGH MARCH 31, 2015:

THE NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE ANNOUNCES THAT THE
RECREATIONAL SECTOR FOR BLUELINE TILEFISH IN FEDERAL WATERS OFF THE
SOUTH ATLANTIC STATES IS CLOSED EFFECTIVE MARCH 30TH 2015 THROUGH
APRIL 30TH 2015...UNLESS ANNOUNCED OTHERWISE.

DURING THE CLOSURE...ALL RECREATIONAL HARVEST OR POSSESSION OF
BLUELINE TILEFISH IS PROHIBITED. THE NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES
SERVICE ALSO ANNOUNCES THAT A COMMERCIAL TRIP LIMIT FOR BLUELINE
TILEFISH IS 100 POUNDS...GUTTED WEIGHT...APPLIES IN THE COMMERCIAL
SECTOR IN FEDERAL WATERS OFF THE SOUTH ATLANTIC STATES EFFECTIVE
MARCH 30TH 2015. DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS TO THE NATIONAL MARINE
FISHERIES SERVICE AT 7 2 7 8 2 4 5 3 0 5.

$$

MCNATT
SR ROC


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