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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
406 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

GMZ033>035-044-272030-
/O.CON.KKEY.MA.W.0106.000000T0000Z-150827T2030Z/
406 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
OUT TO 5 FATHOMS...
GULF OF MEXICO INCLUDING DRY TORTUGAS AND REBECCA SHOAL CHANNEL...
GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT AND
BEYOND 5 FATHOMS...
HAWK CHANNEL FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT
TO THE REEF...

AT 405 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR
GREATER...AND WATERSPOUTS...LOCATED 10 NM NORTHWEST OF ELLIS ROCK
LIGHT...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
NEW GROUND ROCKS LIGHT.

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.

INTENSE AND CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF
CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY LOW OR GO BELOW.

&&

LAT...LON 2470 8263 2501 8232 2484 8203 2453 8237
TIME...MOT...LOC 2005Z 306DEG 5KT 2479 8229

$$

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