Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
128 PM EDT FRI SEP 15 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  OCEAN WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN TO NANTUCKET FROM 20 TO 35 NM
  OFFSHORE...

* UNTIL 230 PM EDT

* AT 126 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 26 NM NORTHEAST
  OF THE COASTAL WATERS EAST OF NANTUCKET...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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 4161 6911 4145 6917 4129 6913 4117 6915
      4098 6924 4083 6940 4102 6960 4113 6951
      4165 6941 4198 6914 4177 6910
TIME...MOT...LOC 1726Z 218DEG 31KT 4146 6917

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

$$

MD



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