Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Key West FL
1100 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018

The National Weather Service in Key West has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef west end of Seven Mile Bridge
  out 60 nm...

* Until midnight EDT

* At 1059 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms with possible waterspouts were
  located along a line extending from 10 nm east of The Elbow Light
  to 6 nm west of Floyd`s Wall Northeast to 16 nm southeast of
  Marathon Humps, moving east at 15 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, frequent lightning, and heavy downpours.

* Locations in the warning include...
  Floyd`s Wall Southwest, South Rips, Rips and Floyd`s Wall
  Northeast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Prepare for wind gusts in excess of 34 knots, steep and fast-building
seas, and blinding downpours. Make sure all on board are wearing life
jackets.

&&

LAT...LON 2463 8000 2403 8038 2423 8062 2464 8057
      2514 8016 2515 7999 2512 7995 2493 7980
TIME...MOT...LOC 0259Z 278DEG 11KT 2510 8007 2468 8034 2421 8057

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

$$

MCLOVIN


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