Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
627 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 626 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 38 NM EAST OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH...OR 41 NM
  NORTHEAST OF SAINT AUGUSTINE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.
           MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND
           WEARING LIFE JACKETS. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34
           KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND
           HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TOURNAMENT REEF.

LAT...LON 3023 8072 3037 8078 3056 8041 3049 8040
      3044 8039 3038 8037 3033 8036 3032 8036
TIME...MOT...LOC 2226Z 245DEG 27KT 3031 8066

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

$$

NELSON



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