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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
317 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...WINDS INCREASING OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS THIS EVENING...

.WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEHIND A COLD
FRONT MOVING SOUTHWEST THROUGH THE AREA. WINDS WILL REACH
ADVISORY LEVELS OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS EARLY THIS EVENING...
WITH CONDITIONS IMPROVING TOWARD DAWN.

GMZ870-873-876-240900-
/O.EXT.KTBW.SC.Y.0011.170324T0000Z-170324T0900Z/
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-
317 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...20-25 KNOTS

* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET

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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