Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
454 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 60 NM...

* UNTIL 600 PM EST

* AT 452 PM EST...STRONG RAIN SQUALLS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR FLOYD`S WALL NORTHEAST TO FLOYD`S WALL
  SOUTHWEST...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES...POOR VISIBILITY...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  FLOYD`S WALL NORTHEAST AND FLOYD`S WALL SOUTHWEST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR NOW...AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL
THREATENING WEATHER HAS PASSED. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING
LIFE JACKETS.

&&

LAT...LON 2470 7990 2436 8045 2471 8039 2510 7993
      2503 7988 2501 7986
TIME...MOT...LOC 2152Z 230DEG 24KT 2466 8034 2446 8039

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

$$

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