Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
547 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD AND
  NANTUCKET...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
  OUT 20 NM...
  NANTUCKET SOUND...

* UNTIL 645 AM EDT

* AT 546 AM EDT...A CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
  ACROSS NANTUCKET SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GREAT POINT LIGHT ON NANTUCKET...SANKATY HEAD LIGHT...
  MONOMOY POINT...NANTUCKET SHOALS BUOY...MADAKET HARBOR...
  SURFSIDE ON NANTUCKET...THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTH OF NANTUCKET...
  THE COASTAL WATERS EAST OF NANTUCKET AND BRANT POINT LIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 4155 6955 4097 6975 4108 7039 4133 7031
      4134 7029 4135 7030 4159 7021 4158 6999
      4155 7002 4154 7000 4155 6999
TIME...MOT...LOC 0946Z 271DEG 37KT 4136 7014

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

$$

FRANK


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