Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
716 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

GMZ836-856-230000-
716 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE
ISLAND SOUND WATERS...

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

AT 715 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED 8 NM NORTHEAST OF GASPARILLA ISLAND...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 25
KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GASPARILLA ISLAND...CAPTIVA AND DON PEDRO ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2654 8206 2653 8207 2658 8207 2668 8211
      2670 8214 2669 8218 2652 8210 2649 8220
      2688 8236 2690 8232 2679 8215 2694 8219
      2694 8205 2689 8209 2690 8204 2667 8209
      2655 8205 2654 8204

$$

RD


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