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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL STORM ARTHUR LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
237 PM EDT WED JUL 2 2014


...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN REPLACED BY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...


.NEW INFORMATION... TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS HAVE BEEN REPLACED WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS SUBSIDE LATER ON THURSDAY.


.AREAS AFFECTED... THIS LOCAL STATEMENT OFFERS GUIDANCE AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MARINERS...AS WELL AS OTHER MARINE INTERESTS...ALONG ALL COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA COASTAL WATERS.


.WATCHES/WARNINGS... TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT ANYWHERE ACROSS NORTHEAST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE MARINE FORECAST FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.


.STORM INFORMATION... AT 2 PM EDT...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ARTHUR WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.4N...LONGITUDE 79.1W. THIS WAS ABOUT 150 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF JACKSONVILLE FL...OR ABOUT 120 MILES EAST OF FLAGLER BEACH FL. STORM MOTION WAS N OR 360 DEGREES AT 7 MPH. STORM INTENSITY WAS 60 MPH.


.SITUATION OVERVIEW... TROPICAL STORM ARTHUR WILL BE MOVING PAST NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA TODAY AND TONIGHT. MOST OF THE STRONG WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE STORM ARE ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE STORM AND SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE NOT EXPECT IN OUR COASTAL WATERS. WINDS MAY OCCASIONALLY GUST TO 35 KNOTS AND SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS SUBSIDE LATER ON THURSDAY.

PLEASE CHECK WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS BEFORE VENTURING OFFSHORE THIS FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND.


.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS SUBSIDE.

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.NEXT UPDATE... AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS EVENT...THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE REGARDING THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA.

AMZ470-472-474-021945- /O.CAN.KJAX.TR.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE- FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE- ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE- 237 PM EDT WED JUL 2 2014


...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY....


...NEW INFORMATION... THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH 11 AM ON THURSDAY.


...WINDS AND SEAS... SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS HOWEVER WINDS MAY OCCASIONALLY GUST TO 35 KNOTS.

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

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SANDRIK





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