Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
414 PM EDT FRI JUN 16 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM...
  VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 411 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE
  TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM COCOA TO
  VERO BEACH...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS. THESE STORMS WILL MOVE
  OFFSHORE SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY AND INDIAN RIVER COUNTY THROUGH
  545 PM EDT. MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT GUSTY WINDS CAN OCCUR WELL
  AHEAD OF THE HEAVIEST RAIN OF A THUNDERSTORM.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES...LIGHTNING AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON
           BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF
           POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FLORIDANA BEACH...MELBOURNE BEACH...SATELLITE BEACH...BAREFOOT BAY
  AND MELBOURNE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 2822 8070 2823 8026 2756 7997 2756 8039
      2765 8041 2805 8064
TIME...MOT...LOC 2011Z 240DEG 16KT 2829 8073 2745 8086

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

$$

ULRICH



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