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
727 PM EDT THU MAR 26 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...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20
  NM...
  TAMPA BAY WATERS...
  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 930 PM EDT

* AT 726 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS 34 KNOTS
  OR GREATER...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR HERNANDO
  BEACH TO 78 NM WEST OF EGMONT KEY...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MANATEE 1 MILE REEF...COCKROACH BAY...PASS-A-GRILLE REEF...TAMPA
  BAY...D5 REEF...PASS-A-GRILLE CHANNEL...TREASURE ISLAND REEF...M1
  REEF...D1 REEF...OLD TAMPA BAY...M5 REEF...MD3 REEF...M16 REEF...
  INDIAN SHORE REEF...M6 REEF...GANDY BRIDGE...MD2 REEF...M4 REEF...
  CLEARWATER BEACH AND M9 REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING... AND HEAVY RAINS. THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN
WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE
LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2898 8274 2889 8264 2882 8263 2885 8272
      2880 8263 2859 8264 2786 8285 2773 8275
      2770 8264 2804 8269 2798 8256 2783 8252
      2786 8238 2747 8269 2695 8236 2671 8329
      2734 8364 2810 8378
TIME...MOT...LOC 2326Z 261DEG 26KT 2850 8261 2723 8418

$$

RAG



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