348  
FZUS74 KMOB 131434  
MWSMOB  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
834 AM CST THU FEB 13 2020  
 
GMZ670-131443-  
/O.CAN.KMOB.MA.W.0024.000000T0000Z-200213T1500Z/  
834 AM CST THU FEB 13 2020  
   
..THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED
 
 
THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...  
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM...  
 
THE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA  
AND NO LONGER POSE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.  
 
LAT...LON 3035 8606 3043 8625 3043 8626 3040 8623  
3040 8652 3033 8639 2956 8640 2952 8695  
2995 8665 3025 8651 3039 8652 3043 8664  
3051 8649 3052 8650 3052 8648 3041 8604  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1433Z 241DEG 27KT 3081 8606 2980 8676  
 

 
 
GMZ635-636-655-675-131500-  
/O.CON.KMOB.MA.W.0024.000000T0000Z-200213T1500Z/  
834 AM CST THU FEB 13 2020  
   
..A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 AM CST
 
 
FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM OKALOOSA-WALTON COUNTY LINE TO PENSACOLA FL OUT  
20 NM...  
EASTERN CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...  
WATERS FROM OKALOOSA-WALTON COUNTY LINE TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60  
NM...  
WESTERN CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...  
 
AT 833 AM CST, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS  
WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 23 NM NORTH OF EAST  
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY TO 16 NM SOUTHWEST OF OKALOOSA DEEP WATER REEF,  
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
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...  
WEST CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY, HIGHWAY 331 BRIDGE, OKALOOSA DEEP WATER  
REEF, SHALIMAR, EAST PASS AT DESTIN, EAST CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY AND MID  
BAY BRIDGE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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 3035 8606 3043 8625 3043 8626 3040 8623  
3040 8652 3033 8639 2956 8640 2952 8695  
2995 8665 3025 8651 3039 8652 3043 8664  
3051 8649 3052 8650 3052 8648 3041 8604  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1433Z 241DEG 27KT 3081 8606 2980 8676  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...40KTS  
 

 
 
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