062  
WHUS54 KMOB 151847  
SMWMOB  
GMZ634-650-655-151945-  
/O.NEW.KMOB.MA.W.0332.170915T1847Z-170915T1945Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
147 PM CDT FRI SEP 15 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM...  
PENSACOLA BAY AREA...  
 
* UNTIL 245 PM CDT  
 
* AT 145 PM CDT...SEVERAL WATERSPOUTS WERE REPORTED JUST OFFSHORE  
FROM PENSACOLA...NEAR PENSACOLA PASS...MOVING NORTH AT 10 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...MARINE WEATHER SPOTTER.  
 
IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE VESSELS AND OIL  
RIGS. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION.  
EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER  
WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE  
SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
NAVARRE BEACH...PENSACOLA BEACH...SOUTHERN PENSACOLA PASS...FORT  
WALTON LIBERTY SHIP REEF...GULF SHORES BEACH...PERDIDO PASS AND  
SOUTHERN WEST SANTA ROSA SOUND.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY  
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY.  
 
FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH SOME OF THE STORMS OFFSHORE. IF  
CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY  
FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3011 8767 3025 8771 3040 8686 3037 8650  
3005 8651  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1845Z 198DEG 11KT 3028 8736  
 
WATERSPOUT...OBSERVED  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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