Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Honolulu, HI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
924 AM HST SUN APR 15 2018

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Kauai Leeward Waters...

* Until 1030 AM HST

* At 924 AM HST, a strong thunderstorm capable of producing
  waterspouts was located near Southern Tip of Niihau, or 34 nm
  southwest of Barking Sands. The strong thunderstorm was nearly
  stationary.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts and small hail.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally
           hazardous seas.

* Locations impacted include...
  Southern Tip of Niihau.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 2192 16020 2183 16025 2178 16021 2182 16019
      2167 16021 2166 16040 2191 16046
TIME...MOT...LOC 1924Z 177DEG 4KT 2175 16031

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...<34KTS

$$

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