153  
WHUS54 KMOB 250909  
SMWMOB  
GMZ634>636-650-655-670-675-251115-  
/O.NEW.KMOB.MA.W.0021.230125T0909Z-230125T1115Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
309 AM CST WED JAN 25 2023  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
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...  
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 515 AM CST.  
 
* AT 308 AM CST, STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WEST  
SANTA ROSA SOUND TO 7 NM NORTHWEST OF ORISKANY REEF TO 59 NM SOUTH  
OF FAREWELL BUOY, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY  
HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY  
HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
MARY ESTHER, FORT WALTON BEACH, PENSACOLA BEACH, HIGHWAY 331  
BRIDGE, SHALIMAR, DESTIN, EAST BAY, OKALOOSA PIER, PENSACOLA BAY  
BRIDGE AND GARCON POINT BRIDGE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 AM CST FOR NORTHWESTERN  
FLORIDA...AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.  
 
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 3031 8600 3038 8639 2926 8640 2939 8669  
2922 8790 3017 8725 3060 8723 3044 8709  
3065 8700 3065 8698 3064 8698 3044 8688  
3036 8720 3048 8648 3052 8650 3042 8598  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0908Z 230DEG 50KT 3037 8706 3015 8709 2915 8782  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...49KTS  
 

 
 
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