Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1242 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

GMZ656-676-240545-
1242 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS OF COLLIER COUNTY...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 1239 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES AND
LOCALLY VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS...LOCATED ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR VANDERBILT BEACH TO 20 MILES WEST OF
MARCO ISLAND TOWER...AND DRIFTING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2633 8184 2582 8166 2570 8212 2618 8229

$$

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