Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
501 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 500 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND
  SMALL HAIL...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 NM NORTHEAST
  OF FORT MYERS BEACH TO NEAR DON PEDRO ISLAND...MOVING WEST AT 15
  KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  DON PEDRO ISLAND...GASPARILLA ISLAND...MANASOTA KEY...CAPTIVA...
  SANIBEL AND ENGLEWOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2644 8209 2650 8219 2642 8209 2639 8220
      2687 8267 2695 8236 2679 8215 2694 8218
      2680 8205 2661 8210 2661 8211 2669 8218
      2650 8210 2649 8207 2658 8210 2647 8194
TIME...MOT...LOC 2100Z 081DEG 14KT 2656 8190 2691 8224

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