Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
327 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...
  WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...
  WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 500 PM EDT

* AT 327 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 49 NM
  SOUTHEAST OF TUG RIO CARONI TO 13 NM NORTHEAST OF DAYTONA BEACH
  SHORES...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 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...
  NAVY DRYDOCK AND TOURNAMENT REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2948 8075 3083 8052 3091 8034 3071 8043
      3049 8040 3002 8027 2965 8010 2947 7998
TIME...MOT...LOC 1927Z 220DEG 44KT 3056 8048 2930 8078

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

$$

ENYEDI



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