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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea03385

Waterspout sequence as the spray from a waterspout approaches the NOAA Ship GORDON GUNTER which is constrained in its ability to maneuver as the recently launched TAO buoy is not yet anchored and is still secured by its mooring line to the ship. The funnel remains invisible throughout this sequence.

Image ID: wea03385, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: United States, Gulf of Mexico
Photo Date: 2006 August 29
Photographer: Paula Campbell, NOAA/NWS/Port Meteor. Officer
Credit: NWS National Data Buoy Center

Category: Marine Weather/NOAA 200th Photo Contest/Waterspout/

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