Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
125 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 230 PM EST

* AT 125 PM EST...A THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 13 NM EAST OF GUANA RIVER STATE PARK...OR
  15 NM NORTHEAST OF SAINT AUGUSTINE...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 15 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.
           MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND
           WEARING LIFE JACKETS. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34
           KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND
           HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ATLANTIC BEACH...NINE MILE REEF...JACKSONVILLE BEACH...SAINT JOHNS
  LIGHTED BUOY AND PALM VALLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3055 8126 3032 8111 3007 8098 2977 8115
      3023 8139 3047 8141
TIME...MOT...LOC 1825Z 142DEG 15KT 3008 8110

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

$$

SHASHY



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