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Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
731 PM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

AMZ452-454-472-474-010130-
/O.CON.KJAX.MA.W.0014.000000T0000Z-200401T0130Z/
731 PM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 PM EDT...

For the following areas...
Coastal waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL out 20 NM...
Coastal waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL out 20 NM...
Waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL from 20 to 60 NM...
Waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM...

At 731 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms capable of producing waterspouts
were located along a line extending from 9 nm east of Palm Valley to
14 nm southwest of Saint Augustine to 36 nm west of Butler Beach,
moving east at 45 knots.

HAZARD...Waterspouts and wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

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...
Dorothy Louise Barge, Saint Augustine Beach, Beverly Beach,
Tournament Reef, Vilano Beach, Palm Coast, South Ponte Vedra Beach,
Palm Valley, Nine Mile Reef, Saint Augustine, Crescent Beach, Butler
Beach, Navy Drydock, Big Georges Reef, Marineland and Guana River
State Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 900 PM EDT for northeastern
Florida...and the adjacent coastal waters.

Move to safe harbor until hazardous weather passes.

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor
immediately.

&&

LAT...LON 2946 8116 2953 8120 2955 8124 2973 8128
      2981 8135 3023 8145 3031 8035 3002 8027
      2947 7998 2948 8071
TIME...MOT...LOC 2331Z 264DEG 44KT 3021 8122 2980 8156 2971 8197

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

$$

AK


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