Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
442 PM EDT MON JUL 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...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 442 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 13 NM NORTHEAST
  OF AMELIA CITY...OR 23 NM SOUTH OF ST. SIMONS ISLAND...MOVING NORTH
  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...
  ST SIMONS ISLAND VILLAGE...HIGH POINT...ST. SIMONS ISLAND...SAINT
  ANDREWS SOUND...BUOY KBY...BUOY F...DUNGENESS...SAINT MARYS
  ENTRANCE BUOY 16...ST SIMONS SOUND BUOY 9...CUMBERLAND ISLAND...
  AMELIA CITY AND JEKYLL ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3130 8131 3124 8094 3050 8137 3077 8165
      3076 8162 3079 8157 3081 8166 3086 8165
      3092 8157 3098 8165 3104 8158 3111 8163
      3126 8163 3127 8154 3121 8149 3130 8147
TIME...MOT...LOC 2042Z 199DEG 16KT 3079 8135

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

$$

NELSON


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