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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
1118 AM EST FRI JAN 15 2016

GMZ656-151700-
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1118 AM EST FRI JAN 15 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL NOON EST

* AT 1118 AM EST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS...WAS LOCATED NEAR FORT MYERS BEACH...MOVING EAST AT
  30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS. 

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. 

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY 
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY 
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. 

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM EST FOR SOUTHWESTERN
FLORIDA.


WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...49KTS


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