Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
217 PM AST WED AUG 16 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N...
  COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...
  MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N...

* UNTIL 315 PM AST

* AT 216 PM AST...STONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED JUST OFF
  NEARSHORE WATERS OF CABO ROJO. THESE STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
  SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 KTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  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...

SEEK SAFE SHELTER...MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS AND INCREASING
WAVES.

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 1815 6721 1811 6718 1809 6720 1807 6720
      1807 6718 1806 6720 1804 6721 1803 6718
      1801 6717 1800 6721 1798 6722 1795 6721
      1796 6717 1787 6716 1774 6729 1796 6754
TIME...MOT...LOC 1816Z 067DEG 11KT 1798 6731

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

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