Marine Weather Statement
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Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service Mobile AL
344 PM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018

GMZ631-633-650-182145-
344 PM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018

...A strong thunderstorm will affect
  Coastal waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS out 20 NM...
  Perdido Bay Area...
  South Mobile Bay...
Until 445 PM CDT....

At 344 PM CDT...A strong thunderstorm was located over Weeks Bay, or
7 nm southeast of Point Clear...moving southeast at 15 knots.

Locations impacted include...
Arnica Bay...          Weeks Bay...           Orange Beach...
Gulf Shores Beach...   Bon Secour Bay...      Point Clear...
Wolf Bay...            Perdido Pass...

The primary threats from this storm are wind gusts up to 30 knots...
locally higher waves...and heavy downpours. Boaters should consider
seeking safe harbor until this storm has passed.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm.  If caught on the
open water stay below deck if possible and keep away from metal
objects.

LAT...LON 3036 8807 3047 8796 3047 8792 3048 8794
      3053 8789 3052 8788 3049 8789 3042 8787
      3049 8782 3047 8778 3043 8778 3039 8774
      3036 8779 3033 8775 3035 8771 3032 8765
      3039 8764 3027 8740 3004 8756
TIME...MOT...LOC 2044Z 302DEG 16KT 3036 8785

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