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
1153 AM EST SAT FEB 18 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...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1245 PM EST

* AT 1151 AM EST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 25 NM WEST OF ANCLOTE KEY TO 48 NM WEST OF INDIAN
  ROCKS BEACH...MOVING SOUTH AT 30 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...
  INDIAN SHORE REEF.

LAT...LON 2839 8330 2833 8281 2695 8343 2746 8367
      2782 8377
TIME...MOT...LOC 1651Z 342DEG 28KT 2828 8333 2777 8375

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

$$

TBW



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