Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Key West FL
610 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018

The National Weather Service in Key West has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Bayside and Gulf side from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile
  Bridge...

* Until 700 PM EDT..

* At 606 PM EDT, a waterspout was located over John Sawyer Bank
  Light, moving east at 10 knots.

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

  SOURCE...Government Official.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can capsize boats, damage 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...
  John Sawyer Bank Light and Vaca Cut Daybeacon 13.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A waterspout is a tornado over water that can be dangerous and even
deadly. Small craft can be swamped or overturned by a waterspout.
Stay away from them, at all times.

Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally hazardous
seas. Seek safe harbor immediately.

&&

LAT...LON 2471 8114 2476 8115 2481 8097 2477 8095
      2473 8104
TIME...MOT...LOC 2206Z 258DEG 9KT 2474 8112

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

$$

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