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
726 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

GMZ830-853-873-200215-
726 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...
  TAMPA BAY WATERS...
  WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 722 PM EST...SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATED A SMALL AREA OF DENSE
FOG...CAPABLE OF REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO BELOW 1 MILE. THE DENSE
FOG WAS LOCATED BETWEEN TARPON SPRINGS AND EGMONT KEY AND EXTENDED
UP TO 40 MILES OFFSHORE. THE FOG WAS DRIFTING SOUTH AT ABOUT 5 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DENSE FOG WAS REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO BELOW 1 MILE. REDUCE YOUR
SPEED...AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER VESSELS...BUOYS...AND
BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON. IF NOT EQUIPPED WITH
RADAR...YOU SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

&&

LAT...LON 2810 8360 2817 8280 2750 8255 2747 8257
      2739 8250 2709 8239 2686 8330

$$

TBW



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