Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
909 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

GMZ656-657-676-190215-
909 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 908 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 11 NM NORTH OF
T TOWER TO 8 NM NORTHEAST OF R TOWER TO 10 NM WEST OF NAPLES...MOVING
NORTHWEST AT 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2605 8267 2627 8202 2628 8200 2612 8174
      2576 8183 2555 8186 2560 8196 2552 8233
      2565 8272 2578 8281

$$

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