Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
518 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

AMZ552-162215-
518 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM...

AT 517 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED OVER SHARPES. THE THUNDERSTORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.
ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AS BOUNDARIES COME
TOGETHER.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SHARPES...COCOA...PORT SAINT JOHN...BELLWOOD AND CANAVERAL GROVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2866 8083 2867 8073 2866 8075 2863 8074
      2862 8064 2863 8065 2867 8071 2867 8072
      2868 8059 2852 8051 2834 8047 2830 8073
      2840 8077

$$

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