Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
700 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 659 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND
  SMALL HAIL...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 20 NM EAST OF DON
  PEDRO ISLAND TO 8 NM WEST OF NAPLES...MOVING WEST AT 5 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SANIBEL...CAPTIVA...DON PEDRO ISLAND...GASPARILLA ISLAND...FORT
  MYERS BEACH...MANASOTA KEY AND ENGLEWOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2619 8229 2687 8262 2694 8235 2686 8231
      2686 8226 2679 8220 2682 8216 2679 8215
      2694 8219 2693 8214 2698 8212 2694 8205
      2689 8209 2690 8204 2667 8209 2655 8205
      2649 8201 2646 8187 2632 8186
TIME...MOT...LOC 2259Z 097DEG 7KT 2699 8197 2609 8196

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