908  
FZUS74 KMOB 150654  
MWSMOB  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
154 AM CDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
GMZ670-675-150715-  
/O.CON.KMOB.MA.W.0070.000000T0000Z-180415T0715Z/  
154 AM CDT SUN APR 15 2018  
   
..A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 AM CDT
 
 
FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...  
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...  
 
AT 153 AM CDT, STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM 11 NM EAST OF ORISKANY REEF TO 16 NM SOUTHWEST OF  
OKALOOSA DEEP WATER REEF, MOVING NORTH AT 35 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
OKALOOSA DEEP WATER REEF.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 
FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE  
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE, KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED  
METAL OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2930 8743 2999 8707 3005 8674 3004 8640  
2969 8642 2961 8646 2939 8667 2932 8706  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0653Z 187DEG 35KT 3001 8679 2977 8672 2941 8680  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...49KTS  
 

 
 
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