Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Mobile AL
418 PM CDT SUN APR 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Coastal waters from Okaloosa-Walton County Line to Pensacola FL out
  20 NM...
  Coastal waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS out 20 NM...
  Pensacola Bay Area including Santa Rosa Sound...

* Until 445 PM CDT.

* At 418 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing
  waterspouts was located near Big Lagoon, or near Pensacola Pass,
  moving northeast at 25 knots.

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

  SOURCE...Radar.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally
           hazardous seas. Small craft could be damaged in briefly
           higher winds and suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
  Pensacola Bay, Pensacola Beach, West Santa Rosa Sound, Pensacola
  Pass, Fort Pickens, East Bay, Escambia Bay Bridge, Escambia Bay,
  Pensacola Bay Bridge and Garcon Point Bridge.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are
expected.

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor
immediately.

&&

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 900 PM CDT for northwestern
Florida.

LAT...LON 3053 8696 3051 8697 3048 8689 3018 8735
      3027 8741 3031 8738 3032 8735 3032 8732
      3033 8733 3033 8736 3041 8729 3043 8723
      3048 8723 3049 8719 3050 8721 3051 8720
      3057 8710 3055 8706 3058 8707
TIME...MOT...LOC 2118Z 221DEG 26KT 3027 8733

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

$$



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