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
449 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

GMZ850-232115-
449 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

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

AT 448 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR SUWANNEE
RIVER TO NEAR HERNANDO BEACH...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2930 8304 2923 8299 2923 8296 2846 8260
      2819 8285 2853 8301 2858 8299 2877 8304
      2877 8312 2923 8334 2930 8316

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