679  
WHUS51 KBOX 251748  
SMWBOX  
ANZ254-255-272-251845-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.MA.W.0056.171025T1748Z-171025T1845Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  
148 PM EDT WED OCT 25 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD AND  
NANTUCKET...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA  
OUT 20 NM...  
OCEAN WATERS FROM MARTHAS VINEYARD TO NANTUCKET FROM 25 TO 45 NM  
OFFSHORE...  
 
* UNTIL 245 PM EDT  
 
* AT 147 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED 24 NM  
SOUTH OF THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTH OF NANTUCKET...MOVING NORTH AT  
45 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER, ACCOMPANIED BY FREQUENT  
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTH OF NANTUCKET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 
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 4058 7021 4124 7000 4120 6965 4057 6993  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1747Z 197DEG 46KT 4074 7005  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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