504  
WHUS52 KTAE 261241  
SMWTAE  
GMZ730-755-765-775-261415-  
/O.NEW.KTAE.MA.W.0016.200226T1241Z-200226T1415Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
741 AM EST WED FEB 26 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE  
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO 20  
NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM...  
WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...  
 
* UNTIL 915 AM EST.  
 
* AT 740 AM EST, STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM 12 NM NORTHWEST OF MARKER 24 BARGE TO 15 NM  
NORTHWEST OF K TOWER TO 6 NM SOUTHEAST OF ST GEORGE ISLAND, MOVING  
EAST AT 45 KNOTS. A MESONET STATION ON ST GEORGE ISLAND RECENTLY  
REPORTED A WIND GUST OF 35 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...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...  
K TOWER AND MARKER 24 BARGE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2993 8365 2984 8358 2954 8483 2985 8471  
2995 8449 3012 8433 3014 8402  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1240Z 249DEG 45KT 2997 8435 2983 8458 2961 8475  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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