Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
917 AM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  BLOCK ISLAND SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT TO
  20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND...
  NARRAGANSETT BAY...
  RHODE ISLAND SOUND...

* UNTIL 1015 AM EDT

* AT 911 AM EDT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM FISHERS ISLAND TO THE WATERS SOUTH OF SOUTHAMPTON
  NEW YORK.  THE SHOWERS AND STORMS WERE MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45
  KNOTS.

* THE SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL CROSS GALILEE AND BLOCK ISLAND AROUND
  950 AM, AND THEN CROSS NEWPORT AROUND 10 AM.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WATCH HILL...CHARLESTOWN BREACHWAY...DUTCH HARBOR LIGHT...THE
  COASTAL WATERS WEST OF BLOCK ISLAND...SAKONNET POINT LIGHT...BLOCK
  ISLAND SOUND...MOUNT HOPE BAY...POINT JUDITH LIGHT...CASTLE HILL
  LIGHT...NARRAGANSETT BAY...QUONSET POINT...MELVILLE...POPASQUASH
  POINT...BRISTOL HARBOR...RHODE ISLAND SOUND...PLUM BEACH LIGHT...
  SACHUEST POINT AND THE COASTAL WATERS BETWEEN BLOCK ISLAND AND
  MARTHAS VINEYARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 4132 7187 4139 7150 4150 7144 4158 7148
      4162 7142 4164 7143 4164 7145 4179 7106
      4163 7119 4148 7117 4151 7112 4155 7114
      4156 7109 4163 7107 4163 7104 4127 7113
      4079 7153 4077 7162 4107 7186
TIME...MOT...LOC 1311Z 246DEG 47KT 4131 7216 4090 7227 4026 7280

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

$$

WTB



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