Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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FZCA72 TJSJ 231808
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
208 PM AST SUN JUL 23 2017

AMZ710-712-741-742-231900-
208 PM AST SUN JUL 23 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE NORTHWESTERN COASTAL WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N...
  COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...
  MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N...

AT 206 PM AST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED OVER THE COASTAL WATERS JUST WEST OF RINCON...MOVING
NORTHWEST AT 10 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

INTENSE 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 1864 6745 1841 6722 1837 6725 1837 6727
      1835 6726 1828 6731 1837 6763

$$

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