881  
FZUS72 KTBW 251946  
MWSTBW  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA RUSKIN FL  
346 PM EDT FRI MAY 25 2018  
 
GMZ830-850-853-870-873-252115-  
346 PM EDT FRI MAY 25 2018  
 
A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20  
NM...  
TAMPA BAY WATERS...  
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...  
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...  
 
AT 345 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED TWO AREAS OF STRONG  
THUNDERSTORMS, CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. ONE  
BAND OF STORMS HAD ALREADY MOVED OFFSHORE WITH ANOTHER APPROACHING  
TAMPA BAY. OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND BLINDING RAINFALL CAN ALSO BE  
EXPECTED.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS, LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES, AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2774 8235 2771 8243 2747 8257 2740 8251  
2724 8265 2726 8308 2743 8347 2801 8344  
2849 8315 2868 8264 2858 8257 2853 8257  
2816 8273 2808 8272 2798 8250 2799 8241  
2787 8233  
 

 
 
AUSTIN  
 
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