Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Miami FL
756 PM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

The National Weather Service in Miami has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM...
  Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM...
  Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM...

* Until 930 PM EST.

* At 755 PM EST, severe thunderstorms capable of producing
  waterspouts were located along a line extending from 6 nm north of
  Marco Island to 7 nm west of T Tower, moving east at 35 knots.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts and wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

  SOURCE...Radar.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally
           hazardous seas. Small craft could be damaged in briefly
           higher winds and suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
  Chokoloskee, Big Lostmans Bay, Cape Romano, Northwest Cape Sable,
  Highland Point, Marco Island, Shark Point, Chevelier Bay, Cape
  Romano Aquatic Preserve, Middle Cape Sable, D Tower, Whitewater Bay
  and Naples.

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.

Report severe weather to the Coast Guard or the National Weather
Service. You can also share your report with NWS Miami on Facebook
and Twitter.

&&

LAT...LON 2616 8174 2604 8167 2585 8123 2574 8113
      2567 8113 2559 8097 2551 8097 2546 8088
      2539 8090 2525 8084 2518 8087 2516 8101
      2513 8101 2510 8149 2518 8152 2537 8153
      2551 8167 2553 8181 2560 8194 2551 8250
TIME...MOT...LOC 0055Z 257DEG 35KT 2605 8169 2549 8223

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

$$

CWC



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