Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
937 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  BISCAYNE BAY...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 1015 PM EDT

* AT 936 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR CAPE FLORIDA...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15
  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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SOLDIER KEY...CONVOY POINT...TURKEY POINT...CARD SOUND...BISCAYNE
  BAY...ELLIOTT KEY...PACIFIC REEF...TRIUMPH REEF...BLACK POINT...
  CORAL GABLES...CAPE FLORIDA AND KEY BISCAYNE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2532 8025 2533 8026 2534 8025 2535 8027
      2534 8026 2531 8030 2536 8040 2538 8039
      2541 8039 2574 8026 2564 8008 2571 7992
      2525 8014
TIME...MOT...LOC 0136Z 031DEG 16KT 2562 8017

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

$$

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