Marine Weather Statement
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FZUS72 KTBW 241535
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1135 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

GMZ830-241600-
1135 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

AT 1130 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS FROM 6 NM
SOUTHWEST OF COURTNEY CAMPBELL CAUSEWAY TO 10 NM SOUTH OF
HILLSBOROUGH BAY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND DEADLY CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN
WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL
OBJECTS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE WATERSPOUTS WITH LITTLE OR NO
ADVANCE WARNING. SEEK SAFETY IMMEDIATELY.

LAT...LON 2775 8245 2770 8250 2778 8263 2788 8262
      2794 8273 2800 8268 2804 8269 2801 8259
      2794 8252 2784 8253 2783 8247 2792 8249
      2795 8241 2777 8239

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ASM/NP






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