Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
331 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GMZ836-856-271945-
331 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM...

AT 330 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM NORTHEAST
OF FORT MYERS BEACH TO NEAR BONITA BEACH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45
KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. WATERSPOUTS ARE
POSSIBLE AND MAY FORM WITH LITTLE WARNING. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE
HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 2625 8210 2642 8210 2645 8202 2647 8206
      2644 8208 2646 8210 2649 8210 2650 8206
      2657 8209 2665 8209 2665 8208 2660 8204
      2655 8206 2652 8200 2649 8200 2649 8201
      2644 8190 2646 8187 2635 8184

$$

RAG



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