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
1247 PM AST TUE AUG 25 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N...
  COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...

* UNTIL 145 PM AST

* AT 1244 PM AST...THE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG
  THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS OF 34 KNOTS OR
  GREATER...LOCATED BETWEEN THE COASTAL AND OFFSHORE ATLANTIC
  WATERS...NORTH OF PUERTO RICO. THE STORM IS MOVING TO THE
  NORTHWEST AND SHOULD CONTINUE AT LEAST FOR THE NEXT HOUR OR SO.

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 1875 6611 1851 6627 1880 6712 1929 6680
TIME...MOT...LOC 1644Z 180DEG 0KT 1873 6642

$$

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