Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
238 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...
  WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...

* UNTIL 445 PM EST

* AT 238 PM EST...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR A L T
  BUOY TO 9 NM WEST OF PALM VALLEY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.
           MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND
           WEARING LIFE JACKETS. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34
           KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND
           HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TALBOT ISLAND...JACKSONVILLE BEACH...CUMBERLAND ISLAND...ATLANTIC
  BEACH...SAINT MARYS ENTRANCE BUOY 16...CASABLANCA REEF...SAINT
  ANDREWS SOUND...AMELIA CITY...HIGH POINT...WHITTAKERS SNAPPER HOLE
  REEF...ANNA REEF...TOURNAMENT REEF...BUOY CDH...NAVY DRYDOCK...ST
  SIMONS SOUND BUOY 9...NASSAU SOUND APPROACH BUOY 6A...ST SIMONS
  ISLAND VILLAGE...BUOY F...SAINT JOHNS LIGHTED BUOY AND PALM VALLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EST FOR NORTHEASTERN
FLORIDA...AND SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA.

LAT...LON 3130 8142 3128 8138 3130 8137 3130 8131
      3123 8085 3111 8028 3064 8043 3007 8029
      3015 8144 3022 8147 3034 8148 3038 8151
      3051 8150 3055 8156 3066 8153 3072 8169
TIME...MOT...LOC 1938Z 232DEG 51KT 3129 8121 3015 8157

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

ENYEDI



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