Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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FZCA72 TJSJ 280652
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
252 AM AST SUN AUG 28 2016

AMZ741-280845-
252 AM AST SUN AUG 28 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS OF MONA PASSAGE...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N...

AT 243 AM AST...DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR DETECTED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS POSSIBLY UP TO 30 KNOTS
AFFECTING THE SOUTHERNMOST PORTION OF THE MONA PASSAGE. THESE STORMS
WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE WESTWARD AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS DURING THE NEXT
HOUR OR SO.

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 THESE STORMS PASS.

INTENSE 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 1703 6796 1780 6797 1780 6740 1702 6739

$$

RAM



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