Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
621 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

AMZ610-242300-
621 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE EASTERN LAKE
OKEECHOBEE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  EASTERN LAKE OKEECHOBEE...

AT 620 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS AND SMALL
HAIL. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM
NEAR SAND CUT TO PAHOKEE. THE THUNDERSTORMS WERE MOVING VERY SLOWLY
WESTWARD.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PAHOKEE...SAND CUT AND CANAL POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

THIS LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS UP TO 33
KNOTS...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL MARINE
WARNING MAY EVENTUALLY BE REQUIRED WHEN THESE STORMS REACH THE
NEARSHORE WATERS. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER HEADING FOR SHORE BEFORE
THESE STORMS ARRIVE.

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

WATERSPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS ACTIVITY. REMAIN ON THE ALERT IN
CASE WARNINGS ARE ISSUED FOR WATERSPOUT DEVELOPMENT.

&&

LAT...LON 2716 8072 2714 8069 2712 8068 2711 8066
      2708 8066 2699 8062 2696 8061 2696 8058
      2678 8064 2684 8087

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