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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
418 AM EDT WED MAY 18 2016

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
418 AM EDT WED MAY 18 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...
  WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 515 AM EDT

* AT 418 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 6 NM SOUTHEAST OF NAPLES TO 36 NM WEST OF MARCO
  ISLAND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER. 

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. 

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MARCO ISLAND...CAPE ROMANO AQUATIC PRESERVE...VANDERBILT BEACH...
  NAPLES...CAPE ROMANO AND BONITA SHORES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. 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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