Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
510 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO
EARLY THIS MORNING WILL MOVE EAST NORTHEAST INTO THE EASTERN GULF
WATERS LATER TODAY...THEN ACROSS THE NORTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA
TONIGHT AND EARLY ON SATURDAY. A TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT
BETWEEN THE DEVELOPING LOW AND SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE
MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL SUPPORT INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS OVER
THE GULF WATERS THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH ROUGH BOATING CONDITIONS
EXPECTED FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.

GMZ870-873-190230-
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TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
510 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS AND WAVES:EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 2O KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THIS MORNING WILL BECOME SOUTH AROUND 20 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY EVENING HOURS. THE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO BUILD
  SEAS INTO THE 5 TO 7 FOOT RANGE THROUGH TONIGHT WHICH WILL
  PRODUCE ROUGH BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

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