Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
557 PM EST SAT JAN 21 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...

* UNTIL 700 PM EST

* AT 556 PM EST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 NM WEST OF
  TALBOT ISLAND...OR 37 NM NORTHWEST OF SAINT AUGUSTINE...MOVING EAST
  AT 45 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE
           SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TALBOT ISLAND...PALM VALLEY...JACKSONVILLE BEACH...ATLANTIC
  BEACH...MAYPORT...NASSAU SOUND APPROACH BUOY 6A...AMELIA CITY...
  SAINT JOHNS LIGHTED BUOY AND WHITTAKERS SNAPPER HOLE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3071 8149 3069 8147 3070 8146 3065 8110
      3060 8110 3045 8107 3036 8106 3012 8100
      3011 8141 3022 8147 3034 8148 3038 8151
      3044 8149 3051 8150 3055 8156 3060 8153
      3066 8153 3070 8166 3073 8166
TIME...MOT...LOC 2256Z 255DEG 47KT 3046 8160

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

$$

PETERSON



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