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
700 PM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...
  TAMPA BAY WATERS...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 659 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER TAMPA BAY...
  MOVING NORTHWEST 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...
  TERRA CEIA BAY...GANDY BRIDGE...PASS-A-GRILLE CHANNEL...SOUTHWEST
  CHANNEL...EGMONT KEY...PORT MANATEE REEF...COCKROACH BAY...TAMPA
  BAY...SUNSHINE SKYWAY BRIDGE AND SAINT PETE BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 2771 8243 2747 8257 2760 8285 2795 8254
      2772 8241
TIME...MOT...LOC 2259Z 132DEG 12KT 2771 8252

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

$$

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