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
655 PM EDT FRI MAY 15 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 655 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50
  KNOTS AND LARGE HAIL...LOCATED OVER JOHNS PASS...MOVING SOUTHWEST
  AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MADEIRA BEACH REEF...DUNEDIN...JOHNS PASS...PASS-A-GRILLE REEF...
  PASS-A-GRILLE CHANNEL...CLEARWATER BEACH...SAINT PETE BEACH REEF...
  SAINT PETE BEACH...TREASURE ISLAND REEF...CLEARWATER PASS AND
  INDIAN ROCKS BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2756 8292 2780 8307 2810 8279 2807 8278
      2805 8279 2799 8280 2798 8279 2789 8284
      2791 8285 2786 8285 2777 8277 2770 8272
      2766 8272
TIME...MOT...LOC 2255Z 060DEG 19KT 2781 8276

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