371  
FZUS74 KMOB 221217  
MWSMOB  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
717 AM CDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
GMZ631-633>636-650-655-670-675-221415-  
717 AM CDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
...A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT  
COASTAL WATERS FROM OKALOOSA-WALTON COUNTY LINE TO PENSACOLA FL OUT  
20 NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM...  
EASTERN CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...  
PENSACOLA BAY AREA INCLUDING SANTA ROSA SOUND...  
PERDIDO BAY AREA...  
SOUTH MOBILE BAY...  
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...  
WESTERN CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...  
UNTIL 915 AM CDT....  
 
AT 713 AM CDT...A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM GULF  
SHORES ALABAMA TO DESTIN FLORIDA OUT TO 60 NM FROM SHORE...MOVING  
NORTH AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
FORT WALTON BEACH, BIG LAGOON, PENSACOLA BEACH, FORT PICKENS,  
OKALOOSA PIER, PENSACOLA BAY, WEST CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY, EAST SANTA  
ROSA SOUND, WEST SANTA ROSA SOUND AND OKALOOSA DEEP WATER REEF.  
 
THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE WIND GUSTS UP TO 30  
KNOTS... LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD  
CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR UNTIL THIS STORM HAS PASSED.  
 
FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THE STRONGER STORMS. IF CAUGHT  
ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM  
METAL OBJECTS.  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF WATERSPOUTS.  
WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS  
WAVES AND SEAS. IF A WATERSPOUT IS SIGHTED...SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY.  
 
LAT...LON 2922 8795 3039 8779 3031 8777 3024 8773  
3025 8766 3030 8751 3040 8778 3065 8700  
3065 8698 3064 8698 3044 8688 3036 8720  
3047 8629 3040 8652 2930 8640  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1213Z 178DEG 30KT 3019 8716  
 

 
 
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