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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
408 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
408 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE OKEECHOBEE...

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 408 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED CLUSTER OF STRONG 
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR 
  GREATER...LOCATED OVER LAKE OKEECHOBEE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 
  KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SAND CUT AND CANAL POINT. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

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 NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE.

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