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
805 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  TAMPA BAY WATERS...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 804 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR TAMPA BAY...
  MOVING WEST AT 5 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  COCKROACH BAY...TAMPA BAY AND PORT MANATEE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2771 8243 2767 8246 2764 8262 2782 8258
      2783 8238 2773 8238
TIME...MOT...LOC 0004Z 072DEG 5KT 2775 8245

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$



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