Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Key West, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Key West FL
1241 PM EDT Sun Oct 25 2020

The National Weather Service in Key West has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Gulf Waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee 20 to 60 nm out and
  beyond 5 fathoms...

* Until 130 PM EDT.

* At 1240 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms with possible waterspouts
  were located near the T Tower and 10 nm east of L Tower, moving
  north at 5 to 10 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...
  T Tower.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Prepare for wind gusts in excess of 34 knots, steep and fast-building
seas, frequent lightning strikes, and blinding downpours. Stay low or
go below, and make sure all on board are wearing life jackets.

&&

LAT...LON 2555 8186 2540 8188 2533 8227 2551 8238
      2560 8195
TIME...MOT...LOC 1640Z 178DEG 6KT 2547 8199 2542 8220

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

$$

JR



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