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
536 PM AST THU SEP 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 630 PM AST

* AT 532 PM AST...NWS DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM...
PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 40 KNOTS OR GREATER MOVING FROM QUEBRADILLAS
INTO THE COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO AND OUT BEYOND
10 NM. THE THUNDERSTORMS WAS MOVING NORTHWEST AT 20 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT SUDDEN GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

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 1846 6694 1846 6702 1848 6705 1846 6713
      1870 6757 1898 6727 1855 6672 1843 6688
TIME...MOT...LOC 2133Z 126DEG 22KT 1849 6697

$$

SNELL








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