Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM
  EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF BAHAMAS...

* UNTIL 615 AM EST

* AT 542 AM EST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 36 NM EAST OF TRIUMPH REEF...MOVING EAST AT
  50 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.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2506 7989 2551 7950 2607 7924 2612 7909
      2573 7911 2546 7918 2516 7923 2490 7935
      2460 7954
TIME...MOT...LOC 1042Z 287DEG 49KT 2549 7945

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

$$

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