Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
702 PM AST MON OCT 16 2017

AMZ725-732-735-741-170100-
702 PM AST MON OCT 16 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N...
  COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI...VIEQUES...AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO
  OUT 10 NM...
  MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N...

AT 659 PM AST...SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED OVER THE CARIBBEAN WATERS MOVING NORTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

INTENSE 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 1789 6743 1801 6572 1704 6535 1702 6706

$$

LENZ



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