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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
100 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
100 PM EDT WED MAY 4 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...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 145 PM EDT

* AT 1259 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 40 NM SOUTHWEST
  OF SANIBEL...MOVING EAST AT 50 KNOTS. ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE
  DEVELOPING OVER THE WATERS AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. 

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER. 

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. 

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND 
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. 

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&


HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS


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