Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
429 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM KEY BISCAYNE TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT TO 40 NM.

* UNTIL 530 PM EST

* AT 427 PM EST...SHOWERS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WERE
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM THE ELBOW LIGHT TO 7 NM
  SOUTHEAST OF SPIEGEL GROVE TO 8 NM EAST OF ISLAMORADA HUMP...MOVING
  NORTH AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. MAKE SURE ALL
           ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND WEARING LIFE
           JACKETS.  EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34
           KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND
           HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE
           JACKETS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ELLIOTT KEY...PACIFIC REEF AND TRIUMPH REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS
SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2513 7996 2533 8026 2539 8024 2539 8023
      2540 8023 2541 8021 2543 8021 2543 8020
      2547 8019 2554 8016 2543 7971 2520 7980
      2509 7991 2509 7993
TIME...MOT...LOC 2127Z 201DEG 33KT 2515 8024 2499 8021 2486 8029

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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