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

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NORTHERN BISCAYNE BAY... COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO 
  MAIMI BEACH FL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 440 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 11 NM EAST OF FORT LAUDERDALE 
  TO SUNNY ISLES. THE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GOLDEN BEACH...BAL HARBOUR...HALLANDALE...SUNNY ISLES AND BAY
  HARBOR ISLANDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

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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