Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1210 PM EDT SUN AUG 20 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 115 PM EDT

* AT 1210 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BOCA RATON TO
  6 NM SOUTHEAST OF HIGHLAND BEACH TO 12 NM EAST OF HILLSBORO
  BEACH... MOVING NORTHWEST AT 15 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...
  OCEAN RIDGE...LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA...DEERFIELD BEACH...HYPOLUXO...
  FORT LAUDERDALE...LIGHTHOUSE POINT...POMPANO BEACH...HILLSBORO
  BEACH...GULF STREAM...DELRAY BEACH...BOCA RATON...HIGHLAND BEACH...
  SOUTH PALM BEACH...SEA RANCH LAKES...MANALAPAN...BRINY BREEZES AND
  PALM BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. 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. YOU CAN ALSO SHARE YOUR REPORT WITH NWS MIAMI ON FACEBOOK
AND TWITTER.

&&

LAT...LON 2649 7972 2616 7977 2610 7996 2611 8017
      2667 8012
TIME...MOT...LOC 1610Z 132DEG 14KT 2635 8005 2636 7996 2627 7985

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

$$

RAG


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