Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
250 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES FOR OFFSHORE WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE TO OUR NORTH WILL MAINTAIN PERSISTENT
BREEZY EAST-NORTHEAST WINDS INTO THE WEEKEND.

GMZ870-873-876-211500-
/O.EXT.KTBW.SC.Y.0032.171020T2000Z-171021T1500Z/
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
250 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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