Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Miami FL
105 AM EDT SUN APR 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Miami has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM...

* Until 200 AM EDT.

* At 104 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing
  waterspouts was located 50 nm east of Palm Beach Shores, moving
  southwest at 5 knots.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts, wind gusts in excess of 50 knots, and large
           hail.

  SOURCE...Radar.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally
           hazardous seas. Boats could suffer significant structural
           damage in high winds and hail. Small craft could capsize
           in suddenly higher waves.

* The severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly open
  Atlantic waters northwest of Settlement Point on Grand Bahama.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor
immediately.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If caught on the
open water stay below deck if possible, keep away from ungrounded
metal objects.

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.

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LAT...LON 2661 7912 2678 7935 2696 7911 2690 7904
      2684 7903 2674 7903
TIME...MOT...LOC 0504Z 041DEG 6KT 2685 7909

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

RAG



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