561  
WHUS52 KMLB 162128  
SMWMLB  
AMZ552-162230-  
/O.NEW.KMLB.MA.W.0100.170816T2128Z-170816T2230Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL  
528 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM...  
 
* UNTIL 630 PM EDT  
 
* AT 526 PM EDT...A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED  
EAST OF SHARPES...MOVING SOUTH AT 5 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...PUBLIC.  
 
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...COCOA...SHARPES...ROCKLEDGE AND CAPE CANAVERAL.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2865 8074 2863 8074 2862 8064 2863 8065  
2865 8068 2866 8056 2834 8047 2833 8074  
2849 8080 2864 8082  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2126Z 358DEG 7KT 2849 8069  
 
WATERSPOUT...OBSERVED  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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