Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
647 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

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...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 646 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR TALBOT ISLAND...OR 37 NM NORTH OF SAINT
  AUGUSTINE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TALBOT ISLAND...BUOY KBY...NASSAU SOUND APPROACH BUOY 6A...BUOY CDH...
  SAINT JOHNS LIGHTED BUOY AND WHITTAKERS SNAPPER HOLE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3052 8150 3094 8123 3085 8108 3076 8110
      3070 8109 3059 8110 3034 8127 3042 8150
TIME...MOT...LOC 2246Z 213DEG 20KT 3051 8138

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

$$

PETERSON


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