Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
618 PM EDT SAT JUN 17 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT

* AT 618 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 13 NM WEST OF ST. SIMONS ISLAND TO 14 NM WEST OF
  TALBOT ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE
           SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUOY HLHA...HIGH POINT...NASSAU SOUND APPROACH BUOY 6A...
  AMELIA CITY...JEKYLL ISLAND...ST SIMONS ISLAND VILLAGE...
  ST. SIMONS ISLAND...SAINT ANDREWS SOUND...BUOY KBY...
  TALBOT ISLAND...DUNGENESS...SAINT MARYS ENTRANCE BUOY 16...
  ST SIMONS SOUND BUOY 9...CUMBERLAND ISLAND...
  WHITTAKERS SNAPPER HOLE REEF AND SAINT JOHNS LIGHTED BUOY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3130 8144 3128 8138 3129 8139 3130 8134
      3128 8132 3128 8124 3122 8081 3064 8103
      3065 8110 3051 8108 3038 8113 3040 8150
      3044 8149 3051 8150 3055 8156 3060 8153
      3066 8153 3072 8169
TIME...MOT...LOC 2218Z 270DEG 14KT 3126 8164 3048 8172

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

$$

SHASHY



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