Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
636 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  FORT PIERCE INLET TO HOBE SOUND OUT TO 20 NM...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 634 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY
  WINDS AND WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM
  NEAR FORT PIERCE INLET TO HOBE SOUND...MOVING NORTH-NORTHEAST AT
  10 KNOTS.

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

  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...
  NETTLES ISLAND...SEWALL`S POINT...PORT SALERNO...
  SAINT LUCIE NUCLEAR POWER PLANT AND HUTCHINSON ISLAND SOUTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2704 8014 2711 8018 2715 8022 2713 8027
      2726 8029 2726 8028 2724 8026 2732 8030
      2750 8033 2753 8010 2704 7999
TIME...MOT...LOC 2234Z 169DEG 11KT 2745 8026 2707 8018

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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