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
516 PM EDT Thu May 13 2021

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...
  Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM...

* Until 615 PM EDT.

* At 516 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing
  waterspouts was located 11 nm west of Manasota Key, moving
  southeast at 20 knots.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts, wind gusts 34 knots or greater, and small
           hail.

  SOURCE...Radar.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can quickly form and capsize boats, damage
           vessels, and create suddenly higher waves. Make sure all
           on board are in a secure location and wearing life
           jackets. 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...
  Gasparilla Island, Englewood, M15 Reef, Venice Inlet, Manasota Key,
  Don Pedro Island and Venice.

LAT...LON 2664 8223 2688 8268 2705 8260 2715 8246
      2705 8237 2692 8227 2694 8224 2692 8218
TIME...MOT...LOC 2116Z 293DEG 20KT 2690 8257

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

TBW


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