Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
225 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 0-20 nm...
  Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm...
  Volusia-Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20-60 nm...

* Until 430 PM EDT

* At 223 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Indian River
  Estates, or over White City, moving northeast at 25 knots. Other
  strong to severe storms were located along the Saint Lucie and
  Martin coasts, pushing off of the coasts through mid afternoon.

  HAZARD...Wind gusts 34 knots and higher with large hail.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Expect wind gusts in excess of 34 knots and potentially
           up to 50 knots ...suddenly higher waves...lightning and
           heavy downpours. Make sure all on board are wearing life
           jackets. Return to safe harbor if possible. Large hail
           could result in injury and damage to boats. Waterspouts
           may also be possible.

* Locations impacted include...
  Frederick Douglass Park, Indian River Estates, White City, Surfside
  Park and Fort Pierce South.

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 2697 8011 2711 8018 2715 8022 2713 8027
      2717 8031 2729 8032 2728 8031 2724 8026
      2745 8037 2772 8043 2787 8022 2789 8009
      2795 8012 2821 7977 2818 7949 2729 7913
      2698 7905
TIME...MOT...LOC 1823Z 236DEG 25KT 2738 8032

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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