Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
513 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR THE COASTAL WATERS...

  FROM THE VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO MELBOURNE BEACH OUT TO 20
  NM.

* UNTIL 715 PM EST

* AT 512 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS OVER 34 KNOTS FROM
  21 MILES NORTH OF PORT CANAVERAL TO MERRITT ISLAND...OR FROM 17
  MILES SOUTHEAST OF OAK HILL TO MERRITT ISLAND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
  25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS OVER 34 KNOTS AND
LOCALLY ROUGH SEAS. SMALL CRAFT...ESPECIALLY THOSE UNDER SAIL...
SHOULD MOVE TO A SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE. MAKE SURE YOU AND YOUR CREW
ARE WEARING APPROVED FLOTATION DEVICES DURING THESE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS.

AS THESE STORMS CROSS THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS AND BARRIER ISLAND
COMMUNITIES...THEN OVER THE ATLANTIC...THEY WILL PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...ROUGH SEAS...HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING. TRY TO
AVOID THESE STORMS IF POSSIBLE. IF YOU GET CAUGHT OFFSHORE...MAKE
SURE ALL SAFETY GEAR IS AVAILABLE AND LIFE JACKETS ARE BEING WORN BY
YOU AND YOUR CREW.

A WATERSPOUT IS A TORNADO OVER WATER THAT CAN BE DANGEROUS AND EVEN
DEADLY. SMALL CRAFT CAN BE SWAMPED OR OVERTURNED BY A WATERSPOUT.
STAY AWAY FROM THEM AT ALL TIMES.

IF YOU SIGHT A WATERSPOUT...CONTACT THE COAST GUARD VIA MARINE RADIO
OR LOCAL OFFICIALS AND ASK THEM TO RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2875 8078 2882 8081 2885 8036 2849 8020
      2827 8025 2825 8027 2821 8026 2818 8059
      2826 8061 2818 8061 2818 8065 2850 8078
      2881 8086
TIME...MOT...LOC 2213Z 228DEG 24KT 2872 8062 2846 8066
          2835 8070

$$

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