Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
824 AM HST MON JUL 24 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HONOLULU HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  OAHU WINDWARD WATERS...

* UNTIL 930 AM HST

* AT 823 AM HST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 9 NM NORTHWEST OF FAD BUOY X...OR 18 NM
  NORTH OF TURTLE BAY...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 5 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS...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...
  FAD BUOY J.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 2223 15799 2195 15785 2177 15816 2207 15836
TIME...MOT...LOC 1823Z 062DEG 7KT 2200 15806

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

FOSTER


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