354  
FZUS72 KTBW 181621  
MWSTBW  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA RUSKIN FL  
1221 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017  
 
GMZ830-181700-  
1221 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017  
   
..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE OLD TAMPA BAY WATERS
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
TAMPA BAY WATERS...  
 
AT 1220 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS  
LOCATED NEAR OLD TAMPA BAY...MOVING EAST AT 5 KNOTS.  
 
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 THIS STORM PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2778 8237 2778 8275 2796 8275 2799 8251  
2798 8250 2799 8245  
 

 
 
TBW  
 
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