Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
227 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR THE COASTAL WATERS...

  FROM PONCE INLET TO COCOA BEACH OUT TO 20 NM.

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 224 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OVER 34 KNOTS 12 MILES SOUTH
OF OAK HILL...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

*THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE INTRACOASTAL AND NEARSHORE WATERS
FROM MOSQUITO LAGOON TO COCOA BEACH...INCLUDING THE WATERWAYS
AROUND MERRITT ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE AND CAPE CANAVERAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THESE STORMS CROSS THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS AND BARRIER ISLAND
COMMUNITIES...THEN OVER THE ATLANTIC...THEY WILL PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY
WINDS TO AROUND 34 KNOTS...ROUGH SEAS...HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING. TRY TO AVOID THESE STORMS IF POSSIBLE. IF YOU
GET CAUGHT OFFSHORE...MAKE SURE ALL SAFETY GEAR IS AVAILABLE AND
LIFE JACKETS ARE BEING WORN BY YOU AND YOUR CREW.

&&

LAT...LON 2910 8056 2909 8053 2858 8022 2836 8022
      2824 8061 2826 8061 2823 8061 2822 8067
      2850 8078 2881 8086 2876 8077 2901 8092
      2905 8091 2907 8095 2908 8094
TIME...MOT...LOC 1824Z 256DEG 14KT 2872 8088

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