Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
556 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  HAWK CHANNEL FROM CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT TO THE REEF...
  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...
  STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE
  OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT

* AT 556 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST DETECTED A
  LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS
  OR GREATER...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEWFOUND HARBOR TO
  NEAR LITTLE PINE KEY TO PIGEON KEY TO NEAR SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...
  MOVING NORTH AT 30 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  MURRAY KEY...EAST CAPE SABLE...LITTLE PINE KEY...SANDY KEY...
  EAST CAPE CANAL...CHANNEL KEY PASS LIGHT AND FIRST NATIONAL BANK.

PREPARE FOR WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...STEEP AND FAST-
BUILDING SEAS...OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND BLINDING
DOWNPOURS. STAY LOW OR GO BELOW...AND MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE
WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

LAT...LON 2515 8152 2510 8148 2513 8105 2512 8100
      2514 8093 2442 8086 2465 8115 2465 8126
      2459 8141 2526 8158 2529 8153
TIME...MOT...LOC 2156Z 172DEG 32KT 2465 8139 2472 8127 2472 8117 2458
8102

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CLR


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