Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
655 PM EDT TUE JUN 27 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE OKEECHOBEE...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 655 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WERE
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR SAND CUT TO 6 NM NORTHWEST
  OF CANAL POINT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...MARINE WEATHER SPOTTER.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN  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...
  SAND CUT AND CANAL POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2711 8066 2706 8065 2699 8062 2696 8061
      2696 8055 2688 8055 2687 8057 2684 8083
      2695 8083 2711 8067
TIME...MOT...LOC 2255Z 209DEG 13KT 2701 8064 2690 8074

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

$$

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