Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
601 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  BLOCK ISLAND SOUND...
  NARRAGANSETT BAY...
  RHODE ISLAND SOUND...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT

* AT 601 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...WINDS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS AND
  LARGE HAIL...LOCATED NEAR NARRAGANSETT...OR NEAR DUTCH HARBOR
  LIGHT...MOVING SOUTH AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  DUTCH HARBOR LIGHT...CASTLE HILL LIGHT...POINT JUDITH LIGHT...PLUM
  BEACH LIGHT AND BLOCK ISLAND SOUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WIND GUSTS AND BRIEFLY ROUGH SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED. HEAD TO
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE STORM
PASSES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...AND KEEP AWAY FROM
UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4136 7160 4138 7151 4136 7148 4141 7145
      4143 7146 4146 7142 4153 7142 4155 7143
      4156 7141 4150 7138 4149 7139 4147 7136
      4126 7125 4122 7164
TIME...MOT...LOC 2201Z 358DEG 19KT 4144 7144

$$

FRANK



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