Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
659 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR THE COASTAL WATERS...

  FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO SEBASTIAN INLET OUT TO 20 NM.

* UNTIL 900 PM EDT

* AT 654 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LARGE LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OVER 34 KNOTS
  FROM 28 MILES WEST OF ORMOND-BY-THE-SEA TO 33 MILES WEST
  OF ORCHID...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS LINE OF STORMS CROSS THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS AND BARRIER
ISLAND COMMUNITIES...THEN OVER THE ATLANTIC...THEY WILL PRODUCE
STRONG GUSTY WINDS OVER 34 KNOTS...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.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS LINE OF
STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF
POSSIBLE...AND KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2948 8047 2799 7973 2777 8044 2839 8075
      2881 8086 2876 8077 2946 8113
TIME...MOT...LOC 2257Z 237DEG 16KT 2931 8152 2850 8090
          2777 8094

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