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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
914 PM EDT FRI APR 15 2016

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
914 PM EDT FRI APR 15 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT

* AT 913 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 11 NM EAST OF TRIUMPH REEF...MOVING SOUTH AT
  15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...AND SMALL 
           HAIL. 

  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. 

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CAPE FLORIDA...BISCAYNE BAY...SOLDIER KEY...CARD SOUND...PACIFIC REEF...
  TURKEY POINT...CONVOY POINT...KEY BISCAYNE...VIRGINIA KEY...MIAMI
  BEACH...TRIUMPH REEF...ELLIOTT KEY...CORAL GABLES AND NORTH BAY
  VILLAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN FLORIDA.


WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS


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