977  
WHUS51 KBOX 151728  
SMWBOX  
ANZ271-151830-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.MA.W.0054.170915T1728Z-170915T1830Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  
128 PM EDT FRI SEP 15 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
OCEAN WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN TO NANTUCKET FROM 20 TO 35 NM  
OFFSHORE...  
 
* UNTIL 230 PM EDT  
 
* AT 126 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 26 NM NORTHEAST  
OF THE COASTAL WATERS EAST OF NANTUCKET...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30  
KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.  
 
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 4161 6911 4145 6917 4129 6913 4117 6915  
4098 6924 4083 6940 4102 6960 4113 6951  
4165 6941 4198 6914 4177 6910  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1726Z 218DEG 31KT 4146 6917  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
MD  
 
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