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
754 PM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 845 PM EDT

* AT 753 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER NEW PASS...
  MOVING WEST AT 10 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MANATEE NEARSHORE REEF...LONGBOAT KEY...M4 REEF...SIESTA KEY...M7
  REEF...BIG SARASOTA PASS...LYNN SILVERTOOTH REEF...SARASOTA BAY...
  M1 REEF...BOB JOHNSON REEF...NEW PASS...MANATEE 3 MILE SOUTH
  REEF...SARASOTA BAY HART REEF...SARASOTA BAY REEF...M3 REEF AND
  LONGBOAT PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2720 8253 2724 8284 2750 8279 2742 8254
      2739 8250
TIME...MOT...LOC 2353Z 104DEG 12KT 2735 8255

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

TBW


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