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
543 PM EDT THU MAR 23 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...
  WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT

* AT 543 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 16 NM SOUTHWEST
  OF SIESTA KEY...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS AND LARGE HAIL.

  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 LARGE HAIL
           COULD RESULT IN INJURY AND DAMAGE TO BOATS AND VESSELS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MD4 REEF...MD3 REEF...MD2 REEF...M9 REEF...M10 REEF AND M17 REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.
WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LARGE HAIL...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

&&

LAT...LON 2721 8280 2714 8262 2689 8269 2698 8304
TIME...MOT...LOC 2143Z 035DEG 24KT 2709 8278

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

NORMAN


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