Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
635 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

GMZ630>632-650-150030-
/O.CON.KMOB.MA.W.0047.000000T0000Z-140415T0030Z/
635 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM...
SOUTH MOBILE BAY...
MISSISSIPPI SOUND...
NORTH MOBILE BAY...

AT 631 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE
MONITORING A THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A WATERSPOUT AND
STRONG WINDS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS LOCATED 5 NM NORTH OF CENTRAL
DAUPHIN ISLAND...OR NEAR PORTERSVILLE BAY...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS WHICH CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS. IF A WATERSPOUT IS SPOTTED...MOVE AT A 90 DEGREE
ANGLE FROM ITS APPARENT MOVEMENT AND SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

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

LAT...LON 3041 8834 3038 8831 3037 8819 3033 8819
      3033 8817 3038 8811 3057 8810 3066 8793
      3054 8790 3049 8793 3041 8791 3038 8785
      3025 8784 3024 8789 3026 8793 3023 8796
      3023 8784 3013 8782 3007 8835 3039 8840
TIME...MOT...LOC 2334Z 249DEG 19KT 3034 8821

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