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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA RUSKIN FL
516 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

GMZ850-853-870-873-200015-
516 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 512 PM EST...SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATED A SMALL AREA OF DENSE
FOG...CAPABLE OF REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO BELOW 1 MILE. THE PATCH OF
DENSE FOG WAS LOCATED BETWEEN ARIPEKA AND CLEARWATER BEACH AND IS
MOVING SOUTH AT 6 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DENSE FOG WAS REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO BELOW 1 MILE. REDUCE YOUR
SPEED...AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER VESSELS...BUOYS...AND
BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON. IF NOT EQUIPPED WITH
RADAR...YOU SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

&&

LAT...LON 2875 8257 2786 8240 2786 8241 2791 8241
      2794 8247 2780 8245 2781 8246 2804 8270
      2782 8259 2758 8276 2748 8270 2781 8243
      2781 8241 2747 8257 2709 8244 2719 8328
      2811 8369

$$

TBW

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