Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
821 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON
  SHOAL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 845 AM EDT

* AT 819 AM EDT...GENERAL PUBLIC REPORTED A WATERSPOUT...LOCATED
  SOUTH OF BAHIA HONDA KEY...NEARLY STATIONARY.

* THE WATERSPOUT WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 2455 8117 2454 8124 2466 8127 2468 8120
TIME...MOT...LOC 1219Z 182DEG 5KT 2465 8122

$$

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