Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1123 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...
  WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 100 PM EST

* AT 1123 AM EST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 10 NM EAST OF CRESCENT BEACH...OR 13 NM
  NORTHEAST OF PALM COAST...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.
           MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND
           WEARING LIFE JACKETS. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34
           KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND
           HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MARINELAND...BIG GEORGES REEF...CRESCENT BEACH...BEVERLY BEACH...
  NAVY DRYDOCK...TOURNAMENT REEF...PALM COAST AND BUTLER BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2946 8116 2953 8120 2955 8124 2975 8130
      2991 8108 2991 8094 3000 8096 3040 8038
      3002 8027 2970 8012 2947 8089
TIME...MOT...LOC 1623Z 247DEG 37KT 2976 8104

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

$$

NELSON


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