521  
WHUS52 KMFL 132347  
SMWMFL  
AMZ610-140015-  
/O.NEW.KMFL.MA.W.0172.180813T2347Z-180814T0015Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL  
747 PM EDT MON AUG 13 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
LAKE OKEECHOBEE...  
 
* UNTIL 815 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 746 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR CANAL POINT, MOVING NORTH AT 10 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS, WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER, AND SMALL  
HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
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...  
CANAL POINT, LIBERTY POINT, CLEWISTON, SAND CUT, PAHOKEE, BUCKHEAD  
RIDGE, LAKE HARBOR, CALUSA AND MOORE HAVEN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 
REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE. YOU CAN ALSO SHARE YOUR REPORT WITH NWS MIAMI ON FACEBOOK  
AND TWITTER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2716 8071 2711 8066 2708 8066 2699 8062  
2696 8061 2696 8057 2692 8056 2664 8072  
2663 8075 2684 8116 2687 8118 2703 8105  
2716 8088 2714 8087 2719 8084 2721 8080  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2346Z 170DEG 12KT 2688 8069  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
AR  
 
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