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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
448 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST SUNDAY TO 7 PM EST MONDAY
EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR BAY AND INLAND WATERS THROUGH 7 PM EST
MONDAY EVENING...


.A STRONG AND COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE EASTERN
GULF LATE TODAY WITH A DANGEROUS SQUALL LINE AHEAD OF THE COLD
FRONT. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL TIGHTEN IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT
AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS NEAR THE MID ATLANTIC COAST
TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE EXPECTED.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
448 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM EST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
GALE WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
EST MONDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...30 TO 35 KNOTS SUNDAY AND MONDAY WITH GUSTS TO 40
  KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET TODAY BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FEET
MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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TAMPA BAY WATERS-CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
448 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM EST
MONDAY...

* WINDS...20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


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