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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
349 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

GMZ656-252015-
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
349 PM EDT THU AUG 25 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 415 PM EDT

* AT 348 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WERE
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 NM SOUTHWEST OF BONITA SHORES
  TO NEAR MARCO ISLAND...MOVING WEST AT 15 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...
  MARCO ISLAND...VANDERBILT BEACH...NAPLES AND BONITA SHORES. 

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.

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


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