Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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WHUS52 KKEY 221249
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/O.NEW.KKEY.MA.W.0285.141022T1249Z-141022T1315Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
849 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  HAWK CHANNEL FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
  OUT TO THE REEF...

* UNTIL 915 AM EDT

* AT 844 AM EDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A WATERSPOUT
  JUST OFFSHORE OF LITTLE TORCH KEY...MOVING WEST AT 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

A WATERSPOUT IS A TORNADO OVER WATER THAT CAN BE DANGEROUS AND EVEN
DEADLY. SMALL CRAFT CAN BE SWAMPED OR OVERTURNED BY A WATERSPOUT.
STAY AWAY FROM THEM AT ALL TIMES.

LAT...LON 2454 8148 2461 8148 2466 8124 2461 8122
TIME...MOT...LOC 1248Z 097DEG 9KT 2459 8138

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