Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA RUSKIN FL
218 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

GMZ836-856-876-062045-
218 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

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

AT 217 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM VENICE TO 40 NM WEST OF CAPTIVA...MOVING
SOUTH AT 30 KNOTS.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SANIBEL...CAPTIVA...BONITA BEACH...DON PEDRO ISLAND...GASPARILLA
ISLAND...FORT MYERS BEACH...MANASOTA KEY AND ENGLEWOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 2633 8184 2597 8292 2640 8313 2697 8231
      2692 8226 2698 8220 2696 8201 2659 8201
      2652 8194 2652 8183

$$

TBW



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