Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
916 PM EST TUE NOV 14 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...
  WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1015 PM EST

* AT 916 PM EST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 32 NM EAST OF OCEAN RIDGE...MOVING SOUTH AT
  25 KNOTS.

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

  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 34
           KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND
           HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE
           JACKETS.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2645 7962 2667 7939 2600 7921 2598 7967
TIME...MOT...LOC 0216Z 351DEG 26KT 2650 7945

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

ALM


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