Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
538 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CASCO BAY...
  NORTHERN COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH, ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER,
  MA OUT 25 NM...
  WESTERN COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE, ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH, ME
  OUT 25 NM...

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 537 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER OVER
  PORTLAND HEAD LIGHT...OR ABOUT OVER PORTLAND HARBOR...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO GREAT
  CHEBEAGUE ISLAND...HALFWAY ROCK LIGHT AND BAILEY ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WIND
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE
STORM PASSES.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

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 4357 7036 4356 7020 4366 7023 4363 7032
      4367 7024 4366 7028 4380 7018 4387 6993
      4386 6992 4391 6987 4391 6986 4373 6983
      4374 6980 4393 6981 4399 6986 4402 6983
      4379 6975 4380 6978 4338 6959 4348 7039
TIME...MOT...LOC 2139Z 242DEG 28KT 4364 7020

$$

LEGRO






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