Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
725 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 724 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND
  GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 NM SOUTHWEST OF BUCKHEAD RIDGE TO CALUSA TO
  NEAR MOORE HAVEN...MOVING EAST AT 10 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...AND SMALL
           HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MOORE HAVEN...CALUSA...LIBERTY POINT AND BUCKHEAD RIDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.
WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...SMALL HAIL...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

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 2718 8074 2711 8066 2699 8062 2690 8062
      2680 8070 2676 8069 2674 8071 2678 8073
      2676 8075 2670 8072 2669 8074 2670 8082
      2679 8095 2681 8114 2687 8118 2701 8115
      2711 8102 2713 8088 2720 8082 2721 8079
TIME...MOT...LOC 2324Z 269DEG 12KT 2706 8103 2699 8110 2690 8118

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

RAG



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