Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
102 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD AND
  NANTUCKET...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
  OUT 20 NM...
  OCEAN WATERS FROM MARTHAS VINEYARD TO NANTUCKET FROM 25 TO 45 NM
  OFFSHORE...
  OCEAN WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN TO NANTUCKET FROM 20 TO 35 NM
  OFFSHORE...

* UNTIL 230 PM EDT

* AT 101 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 24 NM SOUTH OF THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTH OF
  MARTHAS VINEYARD...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTH OF NANTUCKET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4094 6927 4082 6940 4070 6950 4063 6962
      4059 6976 4057 7016 4061 7044 4085 7056
      4092 7056 4121 7003 4110 6917
TIME...MOT...LOC 1701Z 271DEG 23KT 4076 7047

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

MD



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