Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
228 PM AST FRI APR 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI...VIEQUES...AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO
  OUT 10 NM...

* UNTIL 300 PM AST

* AT 227 PM AST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER THE COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN
  VIEQUES...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...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.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 1823 6564 1823 6562 1821 6561 1822 6560
      1827 6563 1836 6561 1835 6557 1834 6557
      1835 6556 1832 6532 1829 6526 1831 6526
      1830 6520 1816 6538 1816 6544 1815 6545
      1811 6557 1812 6558 1810 6558 1810 6567
TIME...MOT...LOC 1827Z 213DEG 15KT 1816 6552

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

$$

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