517  
FZUS72 KTBW 222357  
MWSTBW  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA RUSKIN FL  
757 PM EDT THU JUN 22 2017  
 
GMZ830-230045-  
757 PM EDT THU JUN 22 2017  
   
..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
TAMPA BAY WATERS...  
 
AT 757 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS  
LOCATED NEAR HILLSBOROUGH BAY...MOVING WEST AT 10 KNOTS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK  
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.  
 
INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN  
WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL  
OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2774 8235 2771 8243 2767 8245 2763 8256  
2796 8261 2796 8239 2787 8233  
 

 
 
TBW  
 
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