Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1224 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
  OUT TO 5 FATHOMS...
  GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT AND
  BEYOND 5 FATHOMS...

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT

* AT 1224 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
  A CLSUTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34
  KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED ROM NEAR SNIPE POINT TO NEAR NORTHWEST
  CHANNEL BUOY 1. THE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  SMITH SHOAL LIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

INTENSE AND CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF
CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY LOW OR GO BELOW.

&&

LAT...LON 2493 8177 2481 8202 2461 8186 2469 8170
TIME...MOT...LOC 0424Z 158DEG 4KT 2471 8178 2467 8184

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