Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
941 AM CST SUN DEC 4 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...
  SOUTH MOBILE BAY...

* UNTIL 1045 AM CST

* AT 941 AM CST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 7 NM SOUTHEAST OF FORT MORGAN...OR 8 NM
  EAST OF SAND ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS.  MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A
           SECURE LOCATION. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34
           KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND
           HEAVY DOWNPOURS.  MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE
           JACKETS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BON SECOUR BAY AND GULF SHORES BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3043 8778 3039 8774 3036 8779 3033 8775
      3035 8771 3035 8770 3034 8769 3033 8767
      3025 8761 3007 8778 3002 8812
TIME...MOT...LOC 1541Z 222DEG 30KT 3015 8790

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

$$



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