Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1006 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM OVER
  GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
  APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
  RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM OVER GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO 20
  NM OVER GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM OVER GULF
  OF MEXICO WATERS...
  WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM OVER GULF OF
  MEXICO WATERS...
  WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM OVER
  GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
  INCLUDING EMPIRE MICA WRECK...C TOWER...O TOWER...S TOWER...K
  TOWER...V TOWER...MARKER 24 BARGE AND BUCKEYE REEF...

* UNTIL NOON EST/1100 AM CST/

* AT 900 AM CST...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS DETECTED A LINE OF
  STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OF 34 KNOTS OR
  GREATER FROM 22 NM NORTH OF EMPIRE MICA WRECK TO 44 NM SOUTHWEST
  OF EMPIRE MICA WRECK...OR FROM 12 NM  WEST OF APALACHICOLA TO 44
  NM SOUTHWEST OF EMPIRE MICA WRECK...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED OVER APALACHEE BAY
  DURING THIS TIME. ISOLATED STORMS AHEAD OF THE MAIN LINE ARE
  ROTATING AND MAY PRODUCE TORNADIC WATERSPOUTS.

* THESE STORMS WILL OTHERWISE REMAIN AWAY FROM SIGNIFICANT COASTAL
  LANDMARKS OVER THE INDICATED AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT STRONG WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS...WHICH CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2860 8529 2897 8616 2967 8518 2964 8510
      2968 8516 2972 8510 2982 8485 2973 8490
      2992 8453 2990 8435 2991 8434 2998 8445
      2998 8436 2999 8439 3012 8428 3013 8402
      3000 8377 2973 8353 2869 8452 2864 8466
TIME...MOT...LOC 1502Z 270DEG 37KT 2966 8518 2896 8607

$$








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