Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
644 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

  SANDY HOOK NJ TO FIRE ISLAND INLET NY OUT 20 NM...

  NEW YORK HARBOR...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 644 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM SOUTH AMBOY TO NEAR LOWER NEW YORK HARBOR...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  SANDY HOOK AND SANDY HOOK BAY AROUND 650 PM EDT.
  LOWER NEW YORK HARBOR AROUND 655 PM EDT.
  THE VERRAZANO NARROWS BRIDGE AROUND 700 PM EDT.
  ROCKAWAY INLET AROUND 715 PM EDT.
  JAMAICA BAY AROUND 735 PM EDT.
  UPPER NEW YORK HARBOR AROUND 745 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY...AND SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK.

LAT...LON 4059 7409 4067 7413 4071 7407 4071 7398
      4062 7402 4059 7397 4064 7393 4068 7384
      4063 7375 4043 7397 4048 7402 4047 7402
      4041 7400 4046 7413 4044 7421 4049 7429
TIME...MOT...LOC 2244Z 235DEG 14KT 4049 7430 4056 7411

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

$$

JMC



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