Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
406 PM EDT THU SEP 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR THE COASTAL WATERS...

  FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT TO 60 NM.

  FROM 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE CAPE CANAVERAL TO JUPITER INLET.

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 400 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  A DEVELOPING BAND OF SQUALLS AND THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG
  WINDS OVER 34 KNOTS FROM 70 MILES EAST OF COCOA BEACH TO 25 MILES
  EAST OF SAINT LUCIE INLET...MOVING WEST-SOUTHWEST AT 15 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS OVER 34 KNOTS AND
LOCALLY ROUGH SEAS. SMALL CRAFT...ESPECIALLY THOSE UNDER SAIL...
SHOULD MOVE TO A SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE. MAKE SURE YOU AND YOUR CREW
ARE WEARING APPROVED FLOTATION DEVICES DURING THESE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS.

CONDITIONS WILL FAVOR THE FORMATION OF WATERSPOUTS. A WATERSPOUT IS
A TORNADO OVER WATER THAT CAN BE DANGEROUS AND EVEN DEADLY. SMALL
CRAFT CAN BE SWAMPED OR OVERTURNED BY A WATERSPOUT. STAY AWAY FROM
THEM AT ALL TIMES. IF YOU SIGHT A WATERSPOUT...CONTACT THE COAST
GUARD VIA MARINE RADIO OR LOCAL OFFICIALS AND ASK THEM TO RELAY YOUR
REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2713 8015 2720 8022 2719 8025 2715 8026
      2719 8027 2719 8029 2723 8032 2725 8032
      2721 8026 2723 8022 2740 8031 2776 8028
      2826 8002 2838 7954 2830 7955 2799 7941
      2735 7963 2697 7970 2697 8009
TIME...MOT...LOC 2003Z 081DEG 17KT 2836 7934 2796 7952
          2741 7970 2740 7982 2715 7981

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