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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
717 PM EDT TUE AUG 25 2015

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
717 PM EDT TUE AUG 25 2015

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...

* UNTIL 800 PM EDT

* AT 716 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO 40 KNOTS...LOCATED
  ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 15 NM EAST OF VANDERBILT BEACH TO 14 NM
  NORTHEAST OF MARCO ISLAND TO 8 NM NORTH OF CHOKOLOSKEE...MOVING
  WEST AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MARCO ISLAND...CAPE ROMANO AQUATIC PRESERVE...NAPLES AND CAPE
  ROMANO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

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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