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
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1118 AM AST FRI SEP 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...

* UNTIL NOON AST

* AT 1117 AM AST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR GUANICA
  MOVING SLOWLY TOWARD THE EAST.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE
           ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS SOUTH
  OF GUANICA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 1796 6729 1797 6721 1796 6721 1796 6711
      1798 6700 1795 6695 1799 6693 1796 6689
      1796 6684 1802 6677 1779 6674 1780 6676
      1776 6688 1776 6701 1778 6706 1776 6721
      1779 6729
TIME...MOT...LOC 1517Z 240DEG 0KT 1789 6697

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

$$

KSCHARF


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