Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
726 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

GMZ853-873-240015-
726 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS OF
SARASOTA COUNTY...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 725 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR SIESTA
KEY TO 30 NM WEST OF VENICE INLET...MOVING WEST AT 15 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
M6 REEF...MD2 REEF...M3 REEF...M10 REEF...D2 REEF...M4 REEF...M9
REEF...BOB JOHNSON REEF...M17 REEF...M13 REEF...MD4 REEF...M1 REEF...
M5 REEF...M7 REEF...MD3 REEF...MD1 REEF...M16 REEF...M8 REEF...D6
REEF AND LYNN SILVERTOOTH REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 2713 8340 2737 8282 2731 8257 2729 8256
      2730 8254 2728 8254 2728 8257 2726 8255
      2727 8253 2725 8254 2724 8251 2720 8251
      2715 8247 2701 8260 2688 8301

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