Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
114 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-60 NM...

* UNTIL 315 AM EST

* AT 112 AM EST...STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING STRONG WIND GUSTS AND WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM 50 NM NORTHEAST OF INDIAN RIVER SHORES TO 14
  NM NORTHEAST OF SAINT LUCIE NUCLEAR POWER PLANT TO 9 NM SOUTHWEST
  OF SAINT LUCIE WEST. INDIVIDUAL STORMS WERE MOVING EAST-NORTHEAST
  AT AROUND 50 KNOTS, WHILE THE LINE WAS DROPPING SOUTHEAST AT 30
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...AND SMALL
           HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE
           BOATS...DAMAGE VESSELS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS.
           MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. 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...
  WAVELAND...WITHAM FIELD...PORT SALERNO...SEWALL`S POINT AND JENSEN
  BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 AM EST FOR EAST CENTRAL
FLORIDA.

LAT...LON 2697 8011 2711 8018 2715 8022 2713 8027
      2723 8035 2728 8035 2729 8032 2724 8026
      2741 8035 2764 8008 2823 7951 2732 7914
      2698 7905
TIME...MOT...LOC 0612Z 300DEG 28KT 2808 7948 2745 8000 2719 8050

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

CRISTALDI



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