Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
844 AM AST SAT APR 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO AND COASTAL WATERS BETWEEN
  PUERTO RICO AND VIEQUES...

* UNTIL 1045 AM AST

* AT 840 AM AST...A CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS MOVING
  EASTWARD AT 15 KNOTS ACROSS THE CARIBBEAN WATERS SOUTH OF PUERTO
  RICO.

  HAZARD...TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...WATERSPOUTS
           AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

FREQUENT 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 1795 6701 1792 6618 1798 6591 1802 6583
      1816 6576 1822 6561 1837 6561 1820 6512
      1701 6482 1700 6738
TIME...MOT...LOC 1240Z 246DEG 9KT 1750 6631

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

$$

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