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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
133 PM EDT THU JUL 14 2016

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
133 PM EDT THU JUL 14 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...

* UNTIL 230 PM EDT

* AT 133 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 NM SOUTH OF
  SANIBEL TO 7 NM NORTHWEST OF MARCO ISLAND TO 9 NM SOUTHEAST OF CAPE
  ROMANO...MOVING WEST AT 5 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER. 

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. 

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY 
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY 
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. 

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

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

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&


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


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