Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
113 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

GMZ836-853-856-873-876-271915-
113 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS OFF SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 113 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 8 NM NORTHEAST
OF CAPTIVA TO 40 NM SOUTHWEST OF GASPARILLA ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT
10 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2597 8292 2711 8353 2717 8249 2689 8232
      2689 8234 2679 8215 2680 8215 2694 8219
      2694 8205 2661 8210 2669 8217 2667 8217
      2650 8210 2649 8207 2658 8210 2659 8209
      2645 8187 2635 8184

$$

RAG



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