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
902 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 945 AM EDT

* AT 902 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED NEAR
  VENICE INLET...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  M10 REEF...SIESTA KEY...BIG SARASOTA PASS...M16 REEF...M17 REEF...
  M15 REEF...VENICE INLET...VENICE...ENGLEWOOD AND MANASOTA KEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2674 8255 2685 8271 2694 8276 2735 8255
      2729 8254 2729 8252 2728 8255 2728 8257
      2727 8253 2724 8253 2724 8251 2712 8247
      2713 8245 2710 8246 2705 8244 2695 8236
TIME...MOT...LOC 1302Z 211DEG 31KT 2705 8250

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