Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1103 PM AST FRI APR 28 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N...
  COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI...VIEQUES...AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO
  OUT 10 NM...

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT AST

* AT 1059 PM AST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
  BETWEEN MAUNABO, PATILLAS, YABUCOA AND ARROYO ARE CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS, FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND TORRENTIAL
  RAINFALL. SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS COULD ALSO OCCUR FROM THIS
  ACTIVITY.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 1787 6600 1794 6599 1806 6573 1789 6563
TIME...MOT...LOC 0259Z 240DEG 0KT 1796 6580

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

$$

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