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
755 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

GMZ853-180045-
755 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...

AT 754 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED NEAR LONGBOAT KEY...MOVING WEST AT 10 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEW PASS...SARASOTA BAY HART REEF...MANATEE 7 MILE SOUTH REEF...M3
REEF...LONGBOAT KEY...SARASOTA BAY REEF...M4 REEF...BOB JOHNSON
REEF...M1 REEF...M5 REEF...BIG SARASOTA PASS...M7 REEF...SARASOTA
BAY...LYNN SILVERTOOTH REEF AND SIESTA KEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2729 8254 2727 8253 2727 8254 2728 8257
      2726 8256 2718 8278 2746 8288 2742 8258
      2733 8254 2730 8254 2729 8251

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