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
656 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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...
  TAMPA BAY WATERS...
  WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 900 PM EDT

* AT 654 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS 34
  KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
  HILLSBOROUGH BAY TO NEAR SIESTA KEY TO 52 NM SOUTHWEST OF VENICE
  INLET...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MANATEE 1 MILE REEF...SARASOTA BAY REEF...COCKROACH BAY...TAMPA
  BAY...D5 REEF...PASS-A-GRILLE CHANNEL...M1 REEF...D1 REEF...M5
  REEF...BIG SARASOTA PASS...MD3 REEF...M16 REEF...M6 REEF...
  SANIBEL...GANDY BRIDGE...MD2 REEF...CAPTIVA...M4 REEF...DON PEDRO
  ISLAND AND M9 REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN
WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE
LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2702 8347 2775 8276 2771 8264 2796 8256
      2782 8249 2795 8242 2777 8240 2779 8242
      2747 8269 2740 8257 2686 8231 2679 8215
      2694 8219 2698 8212 2695 8206 2655 8205
      2646 8187 2635 8184 2597 8292
TIME...MOT...LOC 2254Z 290DEG 22KT 2785 8241 2720 8264 2669 8333

$$

RAG


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