Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
202 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR THE COASTAL WATERS...

  FROM FORT PIERCE INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT TO 20 NM.

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 159 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OVER 34 KNOTS 13 MILES WEST
  OF RIO...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS OVER 34 KNOTS AND
LOCALLY ROUGH SEAS. SMALL CRAFT...ESPECIALLY THOSE UNDER SAIL...
SHOULD MOVE TO A SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE. MAKE SURE YOU AND YOUR CREW
ARE WEARING APPROVED FLOTATION DEVICES DURING THESE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS.

AS THESE STORMS CROSS THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS AND BARRIER ISLAND
COMMUNITIES...THEN OVER THE ATLANTIC...THEY WILL PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...ROUGH SEAS...HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING. TRY TO
AVOID THESE STORMS IF POSSIBLE. IF YOU GET CAUGHT OFFSHORE...MAKE
SURE ALL SAFETY GEAR IS AVAILABLE AND LIFE JACKETS ARE BEING WORN BY
YOU AND YOUR CREW.

A WATERSPOUT IS A TORNADO OVER WATER THAT CAN BE DANGEROUS AND EVEN
DEADLY. SMALL CRAFT CAN BE SWAMPED OR OVERTURNED BY A WATERSPOUT.
STAY AWAY FROM THEM AT ALL TIMES.

&&

LAT...LON 2715 8017 2720 8022 2719 8025 2715 8026
      2719 8027 2719 8030 2722 8029 2726 8033
      2721 8026 2723 8022 2737 8030 2743 8031
      2741 7990 2698 7973 2697 7973 2697 8009
TIME...MOT...LOC 1802Z 266DEG 29KT 2728 8042

$$

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