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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
HURRICANE SANDY LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
800 PM EDT SAT OCT 27 2012

...ALL TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS DISCONTINUED...

.NEW INFORMATION...
WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT OFFERS GUIDANCE AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR
MARINERS...AS WELL AS OTHER MARINE INTERESTS...ALONG ALL COASTAL
WATER LEGS OF SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT
ANYWHERE ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA OR THE LOCAL WATERS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST PUBLIC AND MARINE FORECASTS FOR DETAILED
INFORMATION ABOUT ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 8 PM EDT...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE SANDY WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 30.5N...LONGITUDE 74.7W. STORM MOTION WAS NE OR 35
DEGREES AT 13 MPH. STORM INTENSITY WAS 75 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...

HURRICANE SANDY CONTINUES TO MOVE NORTHWARD AWAY FROM THE BAHAMAS
WITH WINDS NOW BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE ACROSS ALL OF THE
ATLANTIC WATERS. WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH
SUNDAY. HOWEVER, LARGE WAVES GENERATED FROM SANDY WILL CONTINUE TO
IMPACT THE ATLANTIC COAST, LEADING TO COASTAL FLOODING AT ISOLATED
LOCALES, HIGH SURF, BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD CONTINUE TO REMAIN IN PORT AND WELL SECURED AS
LARGE WAVES WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS AT DOCKS AND MARINAS.

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

FOR ANY SMALL CRAFT WHO FAILED TO MAKE IT TO SAFE HARBOR OR
PORT...AND ARE NOW IN DISTRESS...RADIO YOUR SITUATION ACCORDING TO
MARITIME PROTOCOL. IF APPROPRIATE...DEPLOY YOUR EMERGENCY DISTRESS
BEACON. ENSURE THAT EVERYONE IS WEARING LIFE JACKETS...AND
SURVIVAL SUITS IF AVAILABLE.

&&

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

AMZ670-280100-
/O.CAN.KMFL.TR.W.1018.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
800 PM EDT SAT OCT 27 2012

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

...WINDS AND SEAS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED. SUSTAINED
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED. WINDS WILL
PREVAIL AT 25 TO 30 KNOTS AND CONTINUE TO SLOWLY SUBSIDE INTO
SUNDAY. GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE TONIGHT. SMALL

$$

GREGORIA


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