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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
235 AM AST SAT AUG 23 2014

AMZ710-715-722-725-732-735-741-231245-
ATLC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10NM TO 19.5N-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
10 NM-CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
235 AM AST SAT AUG 23 2014

...POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL PERSIST
ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS...

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUES TO DETECT AREAS
OF SHOWERS WITH STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY
WINDS... LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND
HEAVY DOWNPOURS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS.
WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS
SEAS.

THEREFORE...BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE
STORMS PASS. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...
KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS.

STAY TUNED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS OR POSSIBLE WATCHES OR
WARNINGS FROM YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN SAN
JUAN.

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