Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1237 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  BAYSIDE AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
  BRIDGE...
  FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND...BLACKWATER SOUND...AND
  BUTTONWOOD SOUND...

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT

* AT 1237 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER LITTLE
  RABBIT KEY...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 KNOTS.

  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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...STEEP AND FAST-
BUILDING SEAS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND BLINDING DOWNPOURS.
STAY LOW OR GO BELOW...AND MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE
JACKETS.

&&

LAT...LON 2507 8087 2496 8071 2485 8077 2476 8099
      2477 8125
TIME...MOT...LOC 0437Z 038DEG 16KT 2496 8085

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

$$

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