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
253 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

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 400 PM EDT

* AT 253 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 15 NM NORTHEAST
  OF FORT MYERS BEACH...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE
           SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GASPARILLA ISLAND...FORT MYERS BEACH...MANASOTA KEY...CAPTIVA...
  SANIBEL...DON PEDRO ISLAND...BONITA BEACH AND ENGLEWOOD.

LAT...LON 2635 8183 2628 8221 2687 8252 2695 8228
      2692 8226 2697 8221 2701 8208 2697 8201
      2690 8198 2659 8201 2652 8194 2652 8184
TIME...MOT...LOC 1853Z 071DEG 10KT 2669 8184

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

TBW



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