Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
153 PM AST SUN APR 30 2017

AMZ725-732-735-741-742-745-301945-
153 PM AST SUN APR 30 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM
10 NM TO 17N...   COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10
NM...   COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...COASTAL WATERS OF
SOUTHERN USVI...VIEQUES...AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM... MONA
PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N...

AT 147 PM AST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AREAS OF DEVELOPING
THUNDERSTORMS... CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND
GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED OVER
THE OFFSHORE WATERS OF THE LOCAL CARIBBEAN WATERS AND JUST MOVING
OFFSHORE OF THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF PUERTO RICO. THE THUNDERSTORMS
WERE MOVING WEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL BE LIKELY WITH THESE DEVELOPING STORMS. IF
CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY
FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 1702 6798 1850 6797 1829 6720 1821 6715
      1795 6719 1797 6699 1793 6692 1795 6692
      1801 6676 1794 6615 1793 6616 1809 6519
      1777 6488 1768 6489 1769 6481 1701 6417

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