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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
413 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

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413 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM NAPLES TO WILDERNESS WATERWAY NORTH

AT 411 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 7 NM SOUTHWEST OF R TOWER TO 8 NM NORTH OF D TOWER...
MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
R TOWER...MARCO ISLAND...CAPE ROMANO...CAPE ROMANO AQUATIC PRESERVE...D
TOWER...CHOKOLOSKEE AND NAPLES.

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 THIS STORM. 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 NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE.

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