Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
620 PM CDT MON AUG 21 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 618 PM CDT...PENSACOLA BEACH LIFEGUARDS REPORTED A WATERSPOUT
  17 MILES SOUTH OF PENSACOLA BEACH. THIS WATERSPOUT DEVELOPED ALONG
  A LINE OF STORMS EXTENDING FROM 8 NM SOUTHWEST OF FORT WALTON
  LIBERTY SHIP REEF TO 6 NM WEST OF ORISKANY REEF...MOVING WEST AT
  20 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...LIFEGUARD.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN 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...
  ORISKANY REEF.

LAT...LON 3018 8653 3007 8665 2998 8728 3015 8758
      3034 8694
TIME...MOT...LOC 2318Z 101DEG 18KT 3018 8669 3006 8713

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

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