393  
WHUS52 KTAE 181848  
SMWTAE  
GMZ772-775-182015-  
/O.NEW.KTAE.MA.W.0089.210418T1848Z-210418T2015Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
248 PM EDT SUN APR 18 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
WATERS FROM MEXICO BEACH TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...  
WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...  
 
* UNTIL 415 PM EDT/315 PM CDT/.  
 
* AT 245 PM EDT/145 PM CDT/, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF  
PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 32 NM SOUTHEAST OF EMPIRE MICA  
WRECK, MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS, WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER, AND SMALL  
HAIL.  
 
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...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS.  
 
* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 
THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY  
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2875 8523 2893 8524 2910 8429 2882 8429  
2877 8441 2870 8449  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1845Z 265DEG 27KT 2882 8509  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
KO  
 
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