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
753 AM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

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 NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
  10 NM...

* UNTIL 915 AM AST

* AT 751 AM AST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO 40 KNOTS...LOCATED BETWEEN THE
  COASTAL WATERS OF VIEQUES AND ST CROIX. THE STORM IS MOVING TO THE
  NORTHWEST AND SHOULD CONTINUE AT LEAST FOR THE NEXT HOUR OR SO.

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.

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 1806 6579 1833 6533 1830 6530 1833 6530
      1833 6532 1834 6532 1837 6527 1832 6525
      1834 6529 1832 6529 1829 6526 1831 6526
      1830 6525 1759 6499 1745 6524
TIME...MOT...LOC 1151Z 151DEG 43KT 1811 6546

$$

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