Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
240 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

GMZ656-657-280730-
240 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM 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...

AT 240 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED 13 NM SOUTH OF CAPE ROMANO...OR 18 NM SOUTH OF MARCO
ISLAND...MOVING NORTH AT 15 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CAPE ROMANO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. 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 2555 8179 2591 8178 2587 8152 2586 8152
      2586 8149 2553 8161

$$

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