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
403 AM EDT MON OCT 23 2017

GMZ870-873-230900-
403 AM EDT MON OCT 23 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 401 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS
WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 30 NM SOUTHEAST OF V TOWER
TO 45 NM WEST OF INDIAN ROCKS BEACH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE
HARBOR UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 2912 8360 2776 8329 2764 8372 2784 8377
      2850 8380 2885 8405

$$

TBW



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