Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6
000
WHUS51 KBOX 011143
SMWBOX
ANZ233>236-251-255-256-011245-
/O.NEW.KBOX.MA.W.0030.150701T1143Z-150701T1245Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
743 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  BUZZARDS BAY...
  COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD AND
  NANTUCKET...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT TO
  20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND...
  MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY...
  NARRAGANSETT BAY...
  RHODE ISLAND SOUND...
  VINEYARD SOUND...

* UNTIL 845 AM EDT

* AT 742 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS TO 40
  KNOTS...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 18 NM NORTHWEST OF
  PROVIDENCE TO NEAR WARREN TO LITTLE COMPTON TO 7 NM NORTH OF THE
  COASTAL WATERS SOUTHEAST OF BLOCK ISLAND TO 22 NM SOUTHWEST OF BUOY
  44097 SOUTHEAST OF BLOCK ISLAND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GAY HEAD LIGHT...SAKONNET POINT LIGHT...THE COASTAL WATERS
  SOUTHEAST OF BLOCK ISLAND...THE COASTAL WATERS BETWEEN BLOCK ISLAND
  AND MARTHAS VINEYARD...CUTTYHUNK ISLAND...BUOY 44097 SOUTHEAST OF
  BLOCK ISLAND...WEST ISLAND IN BUZZARDS BAY...VINEYARD SOUND...MOUNT
  HOPE BAY...BUZZARDS BAY ENTRANCE TOWER.

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.

THESE STORMS MAY PRODUCE SHORT LIVED WATERSPOUTS...WHICH CAN EASILY
OVERTURN SMALL BOATS AND PRODUCE ROUGH SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4104 7134 4154 7121 4150 7109 4185 7138
      4178 7112 4156 7112 4152 7095 4180 7109
      4163 7090 4175 7063 4149 7061 4135 7084
      4134 7069 4111 7082 4077 7161
TIME...MOT...LOC 1142Z 229DEG 34KT 4202 7174 4175 7121 4148 7115 4108
7128 4082 7156

$$

MD


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.