Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service Miami FL
519 PM EDT SUN APR 22 2018

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519 PM EDT SUN APR 22 2018

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

The areas affected include...
  Lake Okeechobee...

At 518 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 14 nm south of
Lake Harbor to 6 nm west of Moore Haven, moving northeast at 15
knots.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners can expect gusty winds to around 30 knots, locally higher
waves, lightning strikes, and heavy downpours. Boaters should seek
safe harbor immediately until these storms pass.

This strong thunderstorms will likely produce winds to around 30
knots, and could pose a serious hazard for boaters. A special marine
warning may eventually be required when these storms reach the
nearshore waters. Boaters should consider heading for shore before
these storms arrive.

Intense lightning is occurring with these storms. 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 2716 8071 2711 8066 2708 8066 2699 8062
      2696 8061 2696 8057 2692 8055 2665 8074
      2673 8094 2688 8114 2697 8113 2716 8088
      2715 8087 2714 8087 2720 8083 2721 8080

$$

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