Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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

The National Weather Service in Miami has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM...

* Until 730 AM EDT.

* At 654 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm producing waterspouts was
  located over Port Everglades, or over Fort Lauderdale, moving
  northwest at 10 knots.

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

  SOURCE...Public.

  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...
  Hollywood, Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea
  and Pompano Beach.

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 2598 8007 2602 8014 2627 8015 2616 8009
      2613 7999
TIME...MOT...LOC 1054Z 122DEG 12KT 2610 8009

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

$$

CWC



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