Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
844 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

GMZ830-853-281415-
844 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER TAMPA BAY AND THE NEARSHORE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...
  TAMPA BAY WATERS...

AT 840 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM OVER TAMPA BAY TO 20 NM WEST OF
EGMONT KEY...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MANATEE 7 MILE SOUTH REEF...COURTNEY CAMPBELL CAUSEWAY...MANATEE 1
MILE REEF...PORT MANATEE REEF...COCKROACH BAY...PASS-A-GRILLE REEF...
TAMPA BAY...PASS-A-GRILLE CHANNEL...TREASURE ISLAND REEF...MANATEE 3
MILE NORTH REEF...MANATEE 7 MILE NORTH REEF...OLD TAMPA BAY...INDIAN
SHORE REEF...CLEARWATER PASS...GANDY BRIDGE...DUNEDIN...CLEARWATER
BEACH...SAINT PETE BEACH...SUNSHINE SKYWAY BRIDGE AND PASSAGE KEY
INLET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 2750 8261 2732 8299 2811 8315 2815 8279
      2773 8275 2770 8264 2804 8269 2782 8247
      2794 8245 2793 8245 2792 8243 2795 8242
      2785 8239 2786 8238 2782 8238

$$

RD



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