227  
WHUS52 KMFL 071835  
SMWMFL  
GMZ656-676-071915-  
/O.NEW.KMFL.MA.W.0277.220807T1835Z-220807T1915Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL  
235 PM EDT SUN AUG 7 2022  
 
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 315 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 235 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 11 NM SOUTHWEST OF VANDERBILT BEACH, MOVING  
WEST AT 20 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.  
 
* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.  
WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER, SMALL HAIL, HIGH WAVES, DANGEROUS  
LIGHTNING, AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  
 
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 THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE. YOU CAN ALSO SHARE YOUR REPORT WITH NWS MIAMI ON FACEBOOK  
AND TWITTER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2619 8225 2630 8194 2627 8186 2610 8182  
2595 8194 2605 8228  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1835Z 106DEG 19KT 2618 8200  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
SB  
 
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