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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
319 PM EDT FRI AUG 15 2014

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
319 PM EDT FRI AUG 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 318 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 19 NM EAST OF HILLSBORO BEACH
  TO NEAR CAPE FLORIDA...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CAPE FLORIDA...KEY BISCAYNE...MIAMI BEACH...VIRGINIA KEY...
  SURFSIDE...INDIAN CREEK...BAY HARBOR ISLANDS...NORTH BAY VILLAGE...
  CORAL GABLES...SUNNY ISLES...BAL HARBOUR...SOLDIER KEY...GOLDEN
  BEACH...HALLANDALE AND BISCAYNE BAY.

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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