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
537 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...
  TAMPA BAY WATERS...
  WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT

* AT 536 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR JOHNS PASS...MOVING WEST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MADEIRA BEACH REEF...MANATEE 7 MILE NORTH REEF...
  SOUTHWEST CHANNEL...EGMONT KEY...PASS-A-GRILLE REEF...
  SAINT PETE BEACH REEF...INDIAN SHORE REEF...TREASURE ISLAND REEF...
  PASSAGE KEY INLET...
  INDIAN ROCKS BEACH AND MANATEE 3 MILE NORTH REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2792 8282 2749 8273 2748 8312 2787 8322
TIME...MOT...LOC 2136Z 075DEG 20KT 2780 8288

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

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