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Radar valid at 845 pm EDT, Aug 3rd 2017

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AMZ552-040045-
/O.NEW.KMLB.MA.W.0096.170803T2239Z-170804T0045Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
639 PM EDT THU AUG 3 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO COCOA BEACH 0-20 NM...

* UNTIL 845 PM EDT

* AT 637 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER MERRITT ISLAND...MOVING EAST-
NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

ADDITIONAL STRONG STORMS WITH GUSTY OUTFLOW TOWARD SCOTTSMOOR AND
TITUSVILLE WILL PUSH NORTHEAST AND AFFECT THE INTRACOASTAL AND NEAR
SHORE ATLANTIC WATERS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE
BOATS...DAMAGE VESSELS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS.
MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. EXPECT
WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON
BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF
POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MERRITT ISLAND...CAPE CANAVERAL...COCOA BEACH...JETTY PARK AND PORT
CANAVERAL.

LAT...LON 2882 8088 2885 8036 2844 8020 2826 8071
2860 8084 2881 8089
TIME...MOT...LOC 2237Z 262DEG 13KT 2836 8068

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

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