Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Mobile AL
559 AM CDT SUN APR 15 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...
  Waters from Okaloosa-Walton County Line to Pensacola FL from 20 to
  60 NM...
  Waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS from 20 to 60 NM...

* Until 800 AM CDT.

* At 557 AM CDT, a front was located along a line extending from 9 nm
  north of Mary Esther to 65 nm southwest of Oriskany Reef, moving
  southeast at 35 knots. Wind gusts over 34 knots have been recently
  reported at Buoy 42012 south of Orange Beach behind the front, and
  wind gusts up to 40 knots will impact the open Gulf waters in the
  warning area for an hour or two immediately following the passage
  of the front.

  HAZARD...Wind gusts to 40 knots.

  SOURCE...Buoy.

  IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
           suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
  Okaloosa Deep Water Reef, Oriskany Reef, Fort Walton Liberty Ship
  Reef and Perdido Pass.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2939 8806 2989 8768 3029 8760 3038 8639
      2926 8640 2936 8648 2939 8669 2921 8796
TIME...MOT...LOC 1057Z 297DEG 36KT 3056 8670 2907 8760

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

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