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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
541 PM EDT FRI AUG 12 2016

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541 PM EDT FRI AUG 12 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM...
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM...
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 540 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR
GREATER...LOCATED NEAR CAPE ROMANO...OR NEAR MARCO ISLAND...MOVING
WEST AT 20 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NAPLES...R TOWER...MARCO ISLAND...VANDERBILT BEACH...CAPE ROMANO...
CAPE ROMANO AQUATIC PRESERVE...CHOKOLOSKEE...D TOWER...
CHEVELIER BAY AND BONITA SHORES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

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

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