Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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000 WHUS51 KBOX 231215 SMWBOX ANZ250-251-270-231315- /O.NEW.KBOX.MA.W.0069.141023T1215Z-141023T1315Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 815 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A * SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR... COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY... MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY... OCEAN WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER TO PLYMOUTH FROM 40 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE... * UNTIL 915 AM EDT * AT 814 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM... CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS...LOCATED 16 NM SOUTHEAST OF JEFFREYS LEDGE BUOY 44098...MOVING WEST AT 40 KNOTS. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... THATCHER ISLAND...PLUM ISLAND...IPSWICH BAY...THE COASTAL WATERS EAST OF CAPE ANN...JEFFREYS LEDGE BUOY 44098...SANDY BAY AND ESSEX BAY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... THESE STORMS MAY PRODUCE SHORT LIVED WATERSPOUTS...WHICH CAN EASILY OVERTURN SMALL BOATS AND PRODUCE ROUGH SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY. FREQUENT LIGHTNING WAS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...AND KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. && LAT...LON 4274 6967 4239 6942 4260 7062 4269 7063 4263 7069 4264 7077 4268 7074 4267 7084 4270 7079 4272 7086 4273 7085 4277 7082 4272 7079 4273 7079 4280 7080 4291 6971 TIME...MOT...LOC 1214Z 106DEG 57KT 4267 6983 $$ MD

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