Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
216 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO CARRABELLE FL OUT 10 NM...
  INCLUDING ST GEORGE ISLAND...

* UNTIL 300 PM EDT/200 PM CDT/

* AT 214 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 2 MILES NORTH OF
  APALACHICOLA...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  APALACHICOLA AROUND 220 PM EDT.
  ST GEORGE ISLAND AROUND 300 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.
WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...HIGH WAVES...FREQUENT
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2981 8480 2982 8478 2970 8465 2955 8495
      2976 8506 2976 8504 2986 8486
TIME...MOT...LOC 1814Z 328DEG 7KT 2979 8493

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

38-GODSEY



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