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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
942 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ELEVATED SEAS EXTENDED THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.LATEST WAVE HEIGHT MEASUREMENTS FROM SURROUNDING BUOYS INDICATE
THAT SEAS ARE STILL OVER 7 FEET ACROSS PARTS OF THE NEAR SHORE
WATERS AND HIGHER STILL ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS...SO ALTHOUGH
WINDS HAVE SUBSIDED BELOW 20 KNOTS...THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS
BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR ELEVATED SEAS LEADING TO
CONTINUED HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS.

GMZ853-856-870-241800-
/O.EXT.KTBW.SC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170124T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
942 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS MORNING...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10
  OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET DIMINISHING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ873-876-241800-
/O.CON.KTBW.SC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170124T1800Z/
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
942 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS MORNING...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10
  OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET DIMINISHING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON.

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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