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

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM MIAMI BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM 
  EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF BAHAMAS...

* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

* AT 826 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS 34 KNOTS
  OR GREATER...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 25 NM EAST OF
  TRIUMPH REEF TO 18 NM SOUTHEAST OF PACIFIC REEF...MOVING EAST AT 30
  KNOTS.

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.

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