Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1156 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CASCO BAY...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH...ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER...MA OUT
  25 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE...ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH...ME OUT 25
  NM...

* UNTIL 1230 AM EDT

* AT 1156 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 6 NM SOUTHEAST OF FREEPORT TO CAPE ELIZABETH TO NEAR
  KENNEBUNKPORT...MOVING EAST AT 45 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CAPE ELIZABETH...HARPSWELL...BOOTHBAY...CHEBEAGUE ISLAND...
  PORTLAND...KENNEBUNKPORT AND WELLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 4336 7065 4353 7032 4378 7007 4406 6928
      4375 6960 4353 7001
TIME...MOT...LOC 0356Z 249DEG 46KT 4375 7003 4356 7023 4343 7048

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

$$

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