Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
318 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 415 PM CDT

* AT 317 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER. THESE STORMS WERE
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 20 NM SOUTH OF PETIT BOIS PASS
  TO 51 NM SOUTH OF FAREWELL BUOY...MOVING WEST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2921 8797 2988 8831 3008 8835 3007 8799
      2925 8761
TIME...MOT...LOC 2017Z 106DEG 11KT 2988 8836 2926 8806

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