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
1045 AM EDT MON AUG 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...
  WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1215 PM EDT

* AT 1045 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 21 NM EAST OF GASPARILLA ISLAND
  TO 60 NM SOUTHWEST OF CAPTIVA...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SANIBEL...FORT MYERS BEACH...CAPTIVA AND BONITA BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 2598 8293 2625 8306 2667 8227 2666 8225
      2669 8224 2678 8207 2666 8209 2667 8208
      2661 8205 2655 8205 2652 8200 2649 8201
      2645 8192 2646 8191 2644 8190 2647 8188
      2646 8187 2633 8185 2597 8292
TIME...MOT...LOC 1445Z 316DEG 12KT 2684 8188 2612 8321

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