Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
620 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 620 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 NM WEST OF ST.
  SIMONS ISLAND...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...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE
           SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ST SIMONS ISLAND VILLAGE...ST SIMONS SOUND BUOY 9...ST. SIMONS
  ISLAND...JEKYLL ISLAND AND BUOY F.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3130 8142 3129 8141 3128 8138 3129 8139
      3130 8137 3130 8133 3129 8133 3128 8132
      3128 8126 3127 8113 3101 8117 3111 8161
      3129 8160 3127 8154 3121 8149 3130 8147
TIME...MOT...LOC 2220Z 271DEG 12KT 3120 8152

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

$$

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