Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1221 PM AST WED OCT 18 2017

AMZ732-735-181715-
1221 PM AST WED OCT 18 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N...
  COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...

AT 1216 PM AST...SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM... CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED OVER THE CARIBBEAN WATERS AND APPROACHING
THE SOUTH COAST OF PUERTO RICO...MOVING NORTH AT 20 KNOTS.

THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOSTLY REMAIN OVER OPEN WATER, BUT
SOME WILL ALSO BEGIN TO MOVE ON THE COAST ACROSS SOUTHERN PUERTO
RICO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

WATERSPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS ACTIVITY. REMAIN ON THE ALERT IN
CASE WARNINGS ARE ISSUED FOR WATERSPOUT DEVELOPMENT.

&&

LAT...LON 1796 6706 1797 6630 1795 6627 1797 6619
      1795 6613 1798 6579 1717 6567 1715 6632

$$

LENZ



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