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
828 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 900 PM EDT

* AT 828 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED JUST WEST OF
  RUSKIN OVER 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...PORT MANATEE REEF...
  HILLSBOROUGH BAY AND SUNSHINE SKYWAY BRIDGE.

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 2752 8254 2762 8270 2780 8269 2779 8269
      2783 8268 2784 8269 2789 8269 2787 8234
TIME...MOT...LOC 0028Z 094DEG 7KT 2776 8250

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

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