269  
WHUS54 KMOB 172323  
SMWMOB  
GMZ635-636-180100-  
/O.NEW.KMOB.MA.W.0282.220817T2323Z-220818T0100Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
623 PM CDT WED AUG 17 2022  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
EASTERN CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...  
WESTERN CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY...  
 
* UNTIL 800 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 623 PM CDT, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SHALIMAR, OR  
7 NM NORTHEAST OF FORT WALTON BEACH, MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
WEST CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY, EAST CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY, HIGHWAY 331  
BRIDGE 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 THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE  
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE, KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED  
METAL OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3039 8610 3036 8607 3043 8625 3043 8626  
3042 8626 3040 8623 3040 8658 3046 8661  
3043 8656 3051 8649 3052 8650 3051 8642  
3045 8642 3050 8620 3041 8605 3040 8608  
3040 8603  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2323Z 272DEG 14KT 3053 8654  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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