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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
535 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

AMZ550-552-182300-
535 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 0-20 NM...
  VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM...

AT 529 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS LOCATED
OVER CENTRAL VOLUSIA COUNTY...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE MOVING EAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS. IN
ADDITION TO THESE STORMS A STRONG OUTFLOW BOUNDARY OUT AHEAD OF
THESE STORMS FROM ORMOND BEACH EXTENDING DOWN THROUGH NORTHERN
BREVARD IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. ADDITIONAL
THUNDERSTORMS COULD DEVELOP IN NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY AND ALSO PUSH
OFFSHORE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HARBOR OAKS...ALLANDALE...WILBUR BY THE SEA...PONCE INLET AND NEW
SMYRNA BEACH AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

INTENSE 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 2942 8113 2943 8110 2946 8113 2948 8075
      2925 8063 2878 8031 2858 8022 2843 8020
      2832 8022 2826 8026 2828 8072 2880 8089
      2884 8085 2938 8113

$$

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