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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
354 PM EST THU JAN 24 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND...  
BUZZARDS BAY...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT TO  
20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND...  
NARRAGANSETT BAY...  
RHODE ISLAND SOUND...  
 
* UNTIL 445 PM EST.  
 
* AT 353 PM EST, SEVERE CONVECTION WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR PROVIDENCE TO 24 NM SOUTH OF THE COASTAL  
WATERS WEST OF BLOCK ISLAND, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...BOATS COULD SUFFER SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IN HIGH  
WINDS. SMALL CRAFT COULD CAPSIZE IN SUDDENLY HIGHER  
WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
DUTCH HARBOR LIGHT, BLOCK ISLAND SOUND, SAKONNET POINT LIGHT, MOUNT  
HOPE BAY, POINT JUDITH LIGHT, CASTLE HILL LIGHT, CUTTYHUNK ISLAND,  
NARRAGANSETT BAY, ROUND HILL POINT, QUONSET POINT, HORSENECK BEACH,  
MELVILLE, POPASQUASH POINT, WARWICK LIGHT, BRISTOL HARBOR, RHODE  
ISLAND SOUND, BUZZARDS BAY ENTRANCE TOWER, PLUM BEACH LIGHT,  
CONIMICUT LIGHT AND SACHUEST POINT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4137 7156 4138 7150 4149 7144 4157 7147  
4174 7136 4174 7117 4184 7112 4180 7105  
4163 7119 4148 7117 4151 7112 4163 7107  
4153 7104 4152 7102 4168 7093 4165 7083  
4172 7077 4105 7114 4078 7162 4094 7175  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2053Z 225DEG 74KT 4185 7137 4080 7190  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...50KTS  
 

 
 
BW  
 
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