Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
332 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM NAPLES TO WILDERNESS WATERWAY NORTH OUT TO 40 NM.

* UNTIL 500 PM EDT

* AT 332 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR R TOWER TO 7 NM EAST OF CAPE ROMANO...MOVING
  SOUTHWEST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  R TOWER...MARCO ISLAND...CAPE ROMANO...CAPE ROMANO AQUATIC PRESERVE...D
  TOWER...CHOKOLOSKEE AND NAPLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 2569 8247 2613 8182 2578 8129 2553 8116
      2552 8171 2556 8188 2560 8194 2559 8201
TIME...MOT...LOC 1932Z 049DEG 15KT 2585 8220 2581 8154

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

$$

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