Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
906 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK NATIONAL
  MARINE SANCTUARY...
  OCEAN WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER TO PLYMOUTH FROM 40 TO 60 NM
  OFFSHORE...

* UNTIL 945 PM EDT

* AT 905 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL...
  LOCATED 21 NM EAST OF STELLWAGEN BANK...MOVING EAST AT 45 KNOTS.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WIND GUSTS AND BRIEFLY ROUGH SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED. HEAD TO
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE STORM
PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4237 6989 4255 6993 4267 6963 4243 6945
      4238 6939
TIME...MOT...LOC 0105Z 261DEG 43KT 4247 6980

$$

MD


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