Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
744 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO SOUTH OF
  HALFMOON SHOAL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT

* AT 741 PM EDT...THE PUBLIC REPORTED A WATERSPOUT...LOCATED OVER
  AMERICAN SHOAL LIGHT DRIFTING TOWARD THE SOUTH AT AROUND 5 KNOTS.

* A WATERSPOUT IS A TORNADO OVER WATER...THAT CAN EASILY CAPSIZE
  SMALL WATER CRAFT. WHEN YOU SPOT A WATERSPOUT...STEER CLEAR.

LAT...LON 2452 8150 2451 8141 2441 8142 2443 8159
TIME...MOT...LOC 2341Z 022DEG 5KT 2448 8150

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