964  
WHUS52 KTAE 181633  
SMWTAE  
GMZ750-752-770-772-181730-  
/O.NEW.KTAE.MA.W.0041.210218T1633Z-210218T1730Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
1033 AM CST THU FEB 18 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM MEXICO BEACH TO APALACHICOLA OUT 20 NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM OKALOOSA-WALTON COUNTY LINE TO MEXICO BEACH OUT  
20 NM...  
WATERS FROM MEXICO BEACH TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...  
WATERS FROM OKALOOSA-WALTON COUNTY LINE TO MEXICO BEACH FROM 20 TO  
60 NM...  
 
* UNTIL 1130 AM CST.  
 
* AT 1032 AM CST, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 30 NM SOUTHWEST OF EMPIRE MICA WRECK,  
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE  
VESSELS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. MAKE SURE ALL  
ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND WEARING LIFE  
JACKETS. 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...  
CAPE SAN BLAS, PORT ST. JOE AND EMPIRE MICA WRECK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CST FOR BIG BEND OF  
AND THE PANHANDLE OF FLORIDA...AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2903 8599 2995 8537 2982 8526 2973 8525  
2976 8503 2932 8528 2879 8571  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1632Z 232DEG 16KT 2903 8583  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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