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

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
511 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...
  WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT

* AT 510 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR MARCO ISLAND...MOVING WEST AT 20
  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...
  R TOWER...MARCO ISLAND AND NAPLES. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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

&&


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


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