Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
135 PM AST FRI AUG 26 2016

AMZ710-712-715-725-732-735-741-742-745-261930-
135 PM AST FRI AUG 26 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE COASTAL WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND
USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N...  CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10
NM TO 17N...   COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10
NM...   COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...   COASTAL WATERS
OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM...   COASTAL WATERS OF
SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...   COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN
USVI...VIEQUES...AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO   OUT 10 NM...   MONA
PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N...

AT 131 PM AST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED DEVELOPING STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS WITH AREAS OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...AND CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...MOVING NORTHWEST AROUND 10 TO
15 KNOTS ACROSS THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN
WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL
OBJECTS.

STAY TUNED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS OR POSSIBLE WATCHES OR
WARNINGS FROM YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN SAN
JUAN.

&&

LAT...LON 1808 6794 1808 6784 1810 6794 1848 6791
      1870 6745 1858 6563 1819 6534 1824 6561
      1839 6562 1838 6576 1845 6590 1847 6612
      1843 6607 1843 6608 1852 6710 1837 6727
      1821 6715 1788 6726 1785 6796

$$

RAM/ER/AC



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