Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Key West FL
255 PM EDT SAT MAY 26 2018

The National Weather Service in Key West has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Hawk Channel and Straits of Florida from Craig Key to Halfmoon
  Shoal out 60 nm...
  Gulf of Mexico from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to Halfmoon Shoal
  out to 5 fathoms...

* Until 400 PM EDT..

* At 254 PM EDT, rain squalls were located along a line extending
  from near Western Dry Rocks to 20 nm south of Sombrero Key Light,
  moving northwest at 25 knots.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts and wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

  SOURCE...National Weather Service Meteorologist.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can quickly form and capsize boats, cause
           considerable damage to vessels and create suddenly higher
           waves. Expect wind gusts in excess of 34 knots, suddenly
           higher waves, and heavy downpours.

* Locations in the warning include...
  Big Pine Shoal, Annette Key, Vandenberg, Howe Key, East Sambo,
  Wood`s Wall West Crack and Wood`s Wall East Crack.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters should seek safe harbor now, and remain there until
threatening weather has passed.

&&

LAT...LON 2422 8096 2416 8177 2464 8227 2462 8222
      2463 8220 2466 8219 2464 8202 2465 8195
      2468 8192 2470 8182 2479 8165 2482 8158
      2489 8156 2500 8150 2501 8145
TIME...MOT...LOC 1854Z 143DEG 27KT 2437 8194 2429 8110

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

$$

MCLOVIN



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