240  
FZUS74 KMOB 221923  
MWSMOB  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
223 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017  
 
GMZ631-632-650-222000-  
/O.CON.KMOB.MA.W.0350.000000T0000Z-171022T2000Z/  
223 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017  
   
..A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CDT
 
 
FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM...  
MISSISSIPPI SOUND...  
SOUTH MOBILE BAY...  
 
AT 223 PM CDT...A SHOWER CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED  
OVER FAREWELL BUOY...MOVING NORTH AT 10 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE  
VESSELS AND OIL RIGS. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A  
SECURE LOCATION. WATERSPOUTS CAN BECOME TORNADOES IF THEY  
MOVE ONSHORE. KEEP ABREAST OF THE SITUATION.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
DAUPHIN ISLAND BRIDGE...FORT GAINES...FORT MORGAN...FAREWELL BUOY AND  
SAND ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS  
SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3031 8813 3032 8800 3009 8803 3008 8812  
3030 8822  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1923Z 169DEG 12KT 3012 8807  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...<34KTS  
 

 
 
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