Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
610 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO HALFMOON
  SHOAL OUT 60 NM...
  BAY AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT TO 5
  FATHOMS...
  FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND...BLACKWATER SOUND...AND
  BUTTONWOOD SOUND...
  GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT AND
  BEYOND 5 FATHOMS...

* UNTIL 715 AM EDT

* AT 609 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR HORSESHOE KEY TO NEAR
  PIGEON KEY TO NEAR JOHN SAWYER BANK LIGHT TO BONEFISH TOWER...MOVING
  WEST AT 20 KNOTS.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  HORSESHOE KEY AROUND 620 AM EDT.
  LITTLE PINE KEY AND ANNETTE KEY AROUND 630 AM EDT.
  HOWE KEY AROUND 640 AM EDT.
  WATER KEYS AND MONEY KEY AROUND 645 AM EDT.
  RACCOON KEY AND CONTENT KEYS AROUND 650 AM EDT.
  TOPTREE HAMMOCK KEY AROUND 655 AM EDT.
  COUPON BIGHT AND BIG PINE SHOAL AROUND 705 AM EDT.
  LITTLE KNOCKEMDOWN KEY AND COOKS ISLAND AROUND 710 AM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR NOW...AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL
THREATENING WEATHER HAS PASSED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER...STAY LOW OR GO BELOW.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST AT
3 0 5...2 9 5...1 3 1 6...EXTENSION 3...OR TO THE COAST GUARD OR
NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2512 8034 2445 8043 2428 8138 2490 8164
TIME...MOT...LOC 1009Z 082DEG 21KT 2479 8124 2474 8117 2474 8109 2474
8100

$$

FUTTERMAN



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