Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
138 AM EDT WED APR 29 2015

GMZ836-856-876-290630-
138 AM EDT WED APR 29 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 137 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE
LOCATED 28 NM WEST OF CAPTIVA...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 2607 8273 2655 8289 2667 8226 2664 8224
      2668 8224 2669 8218 2644 8208 2647 8211
      2647 8216 2650 8219 2648 8218 2644 8213
      2642 8208 2629 8203

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