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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
1023 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST SUNDAY TO 7 PM EST MONDAY
EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR BAY AND INLAND WATERS THROUGH 7 PM
EST MONDAY EVENING...

.A STRONG AND COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM HAS MOVED THROUGH THE EASTERN
GULF LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL
TIGHTEN IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
DEEPENS NEAR THE MID ATLANTIC COAST TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE EXPECTED.

GMZ850-853-856-870-873-876-231130-
/O.CON.KTBW.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170124T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1023 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT WITH WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...9 TO 16 FEET TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ830-836-231130-
/O.CON.KTBW.SC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170124T0000Z/
TAMPA BAY WATERS-CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1023 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


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