Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Boston, MA

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000 WHUS51 KBOX 210944 SMWBOX ANZ237-256-211045- /O.NEW.KBOX.MA.W.0024.160621T0944Z-160621T1045Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 544 AM EDT TUE JUN 21 2016 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A * SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR... BLOCK ISLAND SOUND... COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND... * UNTIL 645 AM EDT * AT 542 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED SOUTH OF WESTERLY... MOVING EAST SOUTHEAST AT 35 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. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... BLOCK ISLAND SOUND... WATCH HILL AND THE COASTAL WATERS WEST OF BLOCK ISLAND. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE EXPECTED. 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 4133 7173 4104 7119 4080 7154 4086 7169 4106 7185 4131 7187 TIME...MOT...LOC 0942Z 282DEG 29KT 4120 7153 HAIL...0.00IN WIND...>34KTS $$ WTB

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