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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
932 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...VERY DANGEROUS BOATING CONDITIONS SPREADING ACROSS THE WATERS
TONIGHT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY...

.A POWERFUL COLD FRONT SWEEPS ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO
TONIGHT. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RAPIDLY INCREASE TO NEAR 30
KNOTS...WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS. THE GALE FORCE WINDS WILL
BUILD DANGEROUS WAVES OVER THE OFFSHORE AND NEAR SHORE WATERS
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

GMZ856-876-090930-
/O.CON.KTBW.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160209T1500Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.SC.Y.0014.160209T1500Z-160210T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
932 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO
1 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS ABOVE GALE
  FORCE LIKELY INTO TUESDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FEET TONIGHT INTO
  TUESDAY OVER THE NEARSHORE AND OFFSHORE WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ830-836-090930-
/O.CON.KTBW.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160209T1500Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.SC.Y.0014.160209T1500Z-160210T1200Z/
TAMPA BAY WATERS-CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
932 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO
7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS ABOVE GALE
  FORCE LIKELY INTO TUESDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...2 TO 4 FEET AT THE MOUTH OF TAMPA BAY...CHARLOTTE
  HARBOR...AND THE PINE ISLAND SOUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ850-853-870-873-090930-
/O.CON.KTBW.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160210T0000Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.SC.Y.0014.160210T0000Z-160210T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
932 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TUESDAY TO
1 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS ABOVE GALE
  FORCE LIKELY INTO TUESDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FEET TONIGHT INTO
  TUESDAY OVER THE NEARSHORE AND OFFSHORE WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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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