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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
340 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

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

.A VERY STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL CREATE DANGEROUS MARINE
CONDITIONS FOR MARINERS AS WIND GUST TO GALES FORCE TODAY. THESE
ARE DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING MARINE CONDITIONS FOR THE GULF
OF MEXICO.

GMZ850-853-856-870-873-876-240000-
/O.CON.KTBW.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170124T0000Z/
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-
340 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...AROUND 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...10 TO 18 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ830-836-240000-
/O.CON.KTBW.SC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170124T0000Z/
TAMPA BAY WATERS-CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
340 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...20 TO 25 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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