Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1258 PM EDT SUN AUG 20 2017

AMZ650-651-201715-
/O.CON.KMFL.MA.W.0226.000000T0000Z-170820T1715Z/
1258 PM EDT SUN AUG 20 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM...
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT 20 NM...

AT 1258 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR HILLSBORO BEACH...OR NEAR LIGHTHOUSE
POINT...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 1658Z 155DEG 13KT 2629 7999

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

$$

RAG



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