Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
527 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 545 AM EDT

* AT 448 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 18 NM NORTHEAST
  OF MARINELAND...OR 20 NM NORTHEAST OF PALM COAST. THE SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE
           SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. LARGE HAIL
           COULD RESULT IN INJURY AND DAMAGE TO BOATS...VESSELS AND
           OIL RIGS.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.
WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LARGE HAIL...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

&&

LAT...LON 2983 8097 2986 8081 2970 8070 2966 8099
TIME...MOT...LOC 0848Z 346DEG 5KT 2979 8089

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

NELSON



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