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

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
427 AM EDT WED MAY 18 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 500 AM EDT

* AT 427 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 7 NM NORTHWEST OF CHOKOLOSKEE TO 6 NM NORTHWEST OF
  BIG LOSTMANS BAY...MOVING EAST AT 30 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...
  EAST CAPE SABLE...CHOKOLOSKEE...BIG LOSTMANS BAY...SHARK POINT...
  HIGHLAND POINT...WHITEWATER BAY...CHEVELIER BAY AND NORTHWEST CAPE
  SABLE.

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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