Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA RUSKIN FL
906 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

GMZ836-853-856-873-876-230400-
906 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 905 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS
WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR SARASOTA BAY TO 56 NM
SOUTHWEST OF VENICE INLET...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS. OTHER MORE
ISOLATED STORMS WERE LOCATED OFF CHARLOTTE AND LEE COUNTIES AND WERE
MOVING NORTHEAST AT AROUND 30 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EST FOR WEST CENTRAL
FLORIDA...AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 2633 8183 2597 8292 2676 8332 2745 8269
      2735 8247 2706 8237 2692 8227 2704 8213
      2675 8200 2659 8201 2652 8191

$$

AUSTIN



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