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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
246 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE ACROSS THE COASTAL
WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. THESE
WINDS WILL HELP TO BUILD SEAS WHICH WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS BOATING
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS THROUGH THE PERIOD.

GMZ830-853-873-241400-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SC.Y.0017.170524T0800Z-170525T0900Z/
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
246 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO 5 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO
5 AM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
  TO NEAR GALE FORCE POSSIBLE.

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 7 TO 9 FEET OFFSHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ836-856-876-241400-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SC.Y.0017.170524T1200Z-170525T0900Z/
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
246 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM WEDNESDAY TO 5 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM WEDNESDAY TO
5 AM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 5 TO 7 FEET OFFSHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ850-870-241400-
/O.EXT.KTBW.SC.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-170525T0900Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
246 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
  FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE ON WEDNESDAY

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 7 TO 9 FEET OFFSHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


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