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
717 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...
  TAMPA BAY WATERS...

* UNTIL 815 AM EDT

* AT 716 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 13 NM SOUTHEAST OF HILLSBOROUGH BAY TO 21 NM WEST OF
  EGMONT KEY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MANATEE 7 MILE SOUTH REEF...COURTNEY CAMPBELL CAUSEWAY...MANATEE 1
  MILE REEF...PORT MANATEE REEF...MANATEE NEARSHORE REEF...SARASOTA BAY
  REEF...LONGBOAT PASS...COCKROACH BAY...PASS-A-GRILLE REEF...TAMPA BAY...
  PASS-A-GRILLE CHANNEL...TREASURE ISLAND REEF...MANATEE 3 MILE NORTH
  REEF...M1 REEF...MANATEE 7 MILE NORTH REEF...OLD TAMPA BAY...INDIAN
  SHORE REEF...CLEARWATER PASS...GANDY BRIDGE AND LONGBOAT KEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2775 8234 2771 8243 2747 8257 2740 8251
      2720 8292 2741 8305 2756 8309 2762 8309
      2770 8314 2779 8318 2792 8318 2804 8261
      2798 8250 2799 8241 2786 8233
TIME...MOT...LOC 1116Z 329DEG 64KT 2775 8223 2757 8316

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

MCKAUGHAN


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