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
614 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT

* AT 614 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND
  SMALL HAIL...LOCATED OVER FORT MYERS BEACH. THE SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SANIBEL...FORT MYERS BEACH...CAPTIVA AND BONITA BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 2633 8185 2621 8219 2668 8237 2665 8215
      2650 8210 2649 8207 2650 8206 2658 8210
      2661 8210 2661 8211 2665 8210 2664 8207
      2655 8206 2649 8200 2647 8188 2644 8185
TIME...MOT...LOC 2214Z 064DEG 5KT 2642 8195

$$

RAG


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