Alert: Marine Weather Statement issued August 20 at 9:16AM CDT by NWS Mobile AL

Event: Marine Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Mobile AL
Issued: 2021-08-20T09:16:00-05:00
Expires: 2021-08-20T10:45:00-05:00
Description: At 913 AM CDT…Waterspouts possible over the near shore Gulf
waters this morning. Movement will be toward the east at 5 knots.

Locations impacted include…
Big Lagoon, Pensacola Beach, Pensacola Pass, Sand Island Lighthouse,
Fort Pickens, Farewell Buoy, Perdido Pass, Orange Beach, Central
Dauphin Island and Okaloosa Deep Water Reef.

Weather conditions support the development of waterspouts. Waterspouts
can easily overturn boats and create locally hazardous waves and seas.
If a waterspout is sighted…seek safe harbor immediately.

The primary threats from these waterspouts will be wind gusts up to
30 knots and locally higher waves. Boaters should consider seeking safe
harbor until these waterspouts have passed.

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Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: South Mobile Bay; Mississippi Sound; Perdido Bay Area; Pensacola Bay Area including Santa Rosa Sound; Coastal waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS out 20 NM; Coastal waters from Okaloosa-Walton County Line to Pensacola FL out 20 NM; Waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS from 20 to 60 NM; Waters from Okaloosa-Walton County Line to Pensacola FL from 20 to 60 NM

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CAP MessageType: Alert