339  
WHUS52 KTBW 231623  
SMWTBW  
GMZ853-873-231700-  
/O.NEW.KTBW.MA.W.0111.170723T1623Z-170723T1700Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA RUSKIN FL  
1223 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...  
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...  
 
* UNTIL 100 PM EDT  
 
* AT 1223 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 29 NM WEST OF INDIAN ROCKS BEACH...MOVING  
NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE  
VESSELS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. MAKE SURE ALL  
ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND WEARING LIFE  
JACKETS. EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34  
KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND  
HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE  
JACKETS  
 
* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY  
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2815 8319 2814 8315 2791 8305 2782 8344  
2798 8352  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1623Z 246DEG 22KT 2793 8340  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
MCKAUGHAN  
 
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