183  
WHUS51 KGYX 211900  
SMWGYX  
ANZ154-212000-  
/O.NEW.KGYX.MA.W.0017.190821T1900Z-190821T2000Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
300 PM EDT WED AUG 21 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY MAINE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH, ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER, MA OUT  
25 NM...  
 
* UNTIL 400 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 259 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 7 NM WEST OF THE MOUTH OF THE MERRIMACK  
RIVER, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY  
HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY  
HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
THE MOUTH OF THE MERRIMACK RIVER AND HAMPTON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4281 7082 4280 7082 4280 7085 4281 7087  
4282 7084 4282 7081 4287 7082 4287 7084  
4295 7082 4296 7081 4302 7068 4285 7031  
4280 7081  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1859Z 240DEG 18KT 4279 7099  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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