704  
FZUS72 KMFL 242341  
MWSMFL  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL  
741 PM EDT MON SEP 24 2018  
 
GMZ656-657-676-250115-  
741 PM EDT MON SEP 24 2018  
 
...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING OFFSHORE INTO THE COLLIER COUNTY GULF  
WATERS...  
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
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 740 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS, CAPABLE  
OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE  
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM WEST OF CHOKOLOSKEE TO 13 NM  
EAST OF VANDERBILT BEACH TO BONITA BEACH, MOVING WEST AT 15 KNOTS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS, LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES, AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.  
 
WATERSPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS ACTIVITY. REMAIN ON THE ALERT IN  
CASE WARNINGS ARE ISSUED FOR WATERSPOUT DEVELOPMENT.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2633 8185 2632 8176 2609 8172 2604 8168  
2589 8129 2579 8124 2554 8185 2560 8194  
2560 8199 2601 8229 2616 8235  
 

 
 
ALM  
 
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