Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1139 PM AST SUN AUG 28 2016

AMZ710-712-725-290530-
1139 PM AST SUN AUG 28 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N...
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI...VIEQUES...AND EASTERN PUERTO
RICO OUT 10 NM...

AT 1135 PM AST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED OFF TO THE NORTHWEST COAST OF LAS CABEZAS DE SAN JUAN AND
INTO THE ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...THIS LINE WAS ALMOST STATIONARY.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

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 1855 6551 1857 6558 1857 6562 1840 6562
      1839 6559 1839 6562 1837 6564 1838 6565
      1836 6567 1837 6570 1839 6572 1838 6574
      1928 6672 1951 6599 1951 6576

$$

CAM



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