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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
730 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR
THE COASTAL AND OFFSHORE WATERS...

.HAZARDOUS WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF
OF MEXICO INTO SATURDAY MORNING. ALTHOUGH WINDS AND SEAS ARE
LIKELY TO FALL BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS DURING SATURDAY MORNING AND
AFTERNOON...ELEVATED WINDS TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS WILL REMAIN IN THE
FORECAST FOR MOST OF THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

GMZ850-853-856-870-100830-
/O.EXT.KTBW.SC.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-161210T1200Z/
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-
730 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS DECREASING
  TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS SATURDAY MORNING.

* 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.

&&

$$

GMZ873-876-100830-
/O.CON.KTBW.SC.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-161210T1800Z/
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
730 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...4 TO 7 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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