Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1255 AM EDT WED JUL 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK NATIONAL
  MARINE SANCTUARY...
  OCEAN WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER TO PLYMOUTH FROM 40 TO 60 NM
  OFFSHORE...

* UNTIL 200 AM EDT

* AT 1254 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO 40 KNOTS...LOCATED NEAR STELLWAGEN
  BANK...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE COASTAL WATERS EAST OF CAPE ANN...THE COASTAL WATERS EAST OF
  BOSTON HARBOR AND STELLWAGEN BANK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WIND GUSTS AND BRIEFLY ROUGH SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED. HEAD TO
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE STORM
PASSES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...AND KEEP AWAY FROM
UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4282 6972 4217 7029 4216 7030 4225 7053
      4231 7055 4286 7011 4291 6971
TIME...MOT...LOC 0454Z 211DEG 42KT 4229 7038

$$

MD



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