Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
700 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 745 AM CDT

* AT 658 AM CDT...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 29 NM SOUTH OF ORISKANY REEF TO 23 NM SOUTH OF
  OKALOOSA DEEP WATER REEF...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND HEAVY
RAINS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS WHICH CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS. IF A WATERSPOUT IS SPOTTED...MOVE AT A 90 DEGREE
ANGLE FROM ITS APPARENT MOVEMENT AND SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS. IF
CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY
FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS.

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LAT...LON 2970 8712 2971 8651 2937 8652 2939 8668
      2932 8711
TIME...MOT...LOC 1158Z 267DEG 37KT 2956 8687 2956 8664 2958 8642
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