Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1253 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM...

* UNTIL 200 PM EDT

* AT 1253 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SHARPES...
  MOVING EAST AT 10 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES...LIGHTNING AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON
           BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF
           POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SHARPES...PORT SAINT JOHN...BELLWOOD...COCOA AND TITUSVILLE
  AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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 2866 8044 2837 8038 2833 8074 2859 8083
TIME...MOT...LOC 1653Z 254DEG 11KT 2845 8074

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

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