Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
831 PM AST TUE SEP 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
  10 NM...

* UNTIL 915 PM AST

* AT 825 PM AST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED JUST OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF PUERTO RICO. THE
  THUNDERSTORM WAS MOVING WEST SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS OF 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...HIGH
WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING... AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

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

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 1802 6583 1805 6583 1806 6582 1806 6581
      1807 6580 1808 6580 1815 6577 1819 6572
      1818 6569 1819 6569 1820 6568 1819 6566
      1800 6567
TIME...MOT...LOC 0027Z 180DEG 0KT 1819 6574

$$

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