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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
303 PM EDT THU AUG 11 2016

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
303 PM EDT THU AUG 11 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...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT

* AT 303 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR NAPLES TO 11 NM NORTHEAST OF CAPE ROMANO. THE
  STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

  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...VANDERBILT BEACH...NAPLES...CAPE ROMANO...
  CAPE ROMANO AQUATIC PRESERVE 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.

&&


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


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