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
553 PM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 552 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 NM NORTHEAST
  OF DON PEDRO ISLAND...MOVING SLOWLY WEST AT 5 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL ARE POSSIBLE
           WITH THIS STORM IN ADDITION TO FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2679 8223 2693 8225 2703 8215 2702 8209
      2696 8201 2680 8201
TIME...MOT...LOC 2152Z 068DEG 6KT 2695 8210

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...49KTS

$$



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