Event: Marine Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Miami FL
Description: The areas affected include…
At 637 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated a strong thunderstorm, capable
of producing winds to around 30 knots. This thunderstorm was located
11 nm northeast of Buckhead Ridge, moving southwest at 5 knots.
Instruction: Mariners can expect gusty winds to around 30 knots, locally higher
waves, and lightning strikes. Boaters should seek safe harbor
immediately until this storm passes.
Intense lightning is occurring with this storm. If caught on the open
water stay below deck if possible, keep away from ungrounded metal
Waterspouts are possible with this activity. Remain on the alert in
case warnings are issued for waterspout development.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Lake Okeechobee
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4247274
CAP MessageType: Alert