Marine Weather Statement
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FZUS72 KTBW 232158
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA RUSKIN FL
558 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

GMZ853-873-232215-
/O.CON.KTBW.MA.W.0032.000000T0000Z-170323T2215Z/
558 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 557 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 19 NM WEST OF
VENICE INLET...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
         WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE
         ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS LARGE HAIL COULD
         RESULT IN INJURY AND DAMAGE TO BOATS AND VESSELS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MD4 REEF...MD3 REEF...MD2 REEF...M9 REEF AND M10 REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2716 8285 2709 8265 2689 8269 2698 8304
TIME...MOT...LOC 2157Z 032DEG 20KT 2704 8281

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

NORMAN


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