Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1203 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 100 AM EST

* AT 1203 AM EST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 8 NM NORTHWEST OF SAND CUT...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS.

  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 50 KNOTS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES...BOATS COULD SUSTAIN SIGNIFICANT
           DAMAGE OR CAPSIZE. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING
           LIFE JACKETS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LIBERTY POINT...CANAL POINT...CLEWISTON...SAND CUT...PAHOKEE...
  BUCKHEAD RIDGE...LAKE HARBOR...CALUSA AND MOORE HAVEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 AM EST FOR SOUTHERN AND
SOUTHEASTERN FLORIDA.

LAT...LON 2718 8074 2711 8066 2696 8061 2696 8055
      2688 8055 2679 8063 2675 8062 2664 8078
      2666 8086 2675 8104 2692 8118 2701 8115
      2720 8093 2717 8090 2716 8088 2715 8087
      2719 8084 2721 8080
TIME...MOT...LOC 0503Z 226DEG 99KT 2703 8069

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

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