Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
454 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...MODERATE TO HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT APPROACHING THE WATERS TODAY WILL BRING
HAZARDOUS WINDS AND SEAS...SHOWERS...AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDER-
STORMS. A FEW OF THE STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE,

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FLZ139-142-148-149-242245-
COASTAL LEVY-COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CEDAR KEY...HUDSON BEACH...
MCKETHAN PINE ISLAND PARK
454 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-76.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
SURF................1 FOOT OR LESS.
WATER CONDITION.....A MODERATE CHOP.
WATER TEMPERATURE...MID 60S.
UVI INDEX...........MODERATE.
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING.
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW...HOWEVER...STRONG CURRENTS CAN OCCUR NEAR
                    PIERS AND JETTIES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION
                    DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT CEDAR KEY...

 LOW TIDE AT 9:33 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 4:04 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 9:40 PM.

AT SAINT PETERSBURG...

 LOW TIDE AT 10:00 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 4:53 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 8:54 PM.


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FLZ050-151-155-160-242245-
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BRADENTON BEACH...CLEARWATER BEACH...
SIESTA KEY...SAINT PETE BEACH...VENICE BEACH
454 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG.
                    SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-79.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
SURF................3 TO 4 FEET.
WATER CONDITION.....CHOPPY.
WATER TEMPERATURE...UPPER 60S.
UVI INDEX...........MODERATE.
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING.
RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH. HIGH SURF AND LARGE SWELLS WILL PRODUCE
                    DANGEROUS POUNDING SURF AND RIP CURRENTS AT THE
                    BEACHES. PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD
                    STAY OUT OF THE HIGH SURF.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT SAINT PETERSBURG...

 LOW TIDE AT 10:00 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 4:53 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 8:54 PM.

AT VENICE INLET...

 LOW TIDE AT 8:22 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 2:51 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 7:16 PM.


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FLZ162-165-242245-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BOCA GRANDE...ENGLEWOOD...
FORT MYERS BEACH...SANIBEL ISLAND
454 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-81.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
SURF................2 TO 3 FEET.
WATER CONDITION.....CHOPPY.
WATER TEMPERATURE... FORT MYERS BEACH WATER TEMP MISSING.
UVI INDEX...........MODERATE.
LIGHTNING THREAT....VERY INFREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING.
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS
                    WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR
                    MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. ALWAYS HAVE A
                    FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT VENICE INLET...

 LOW TIDE AT 8:22 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 2:51 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 7:16 PM.

AT FORT MYERS BEACH...

 LOW TIDE AT 8:26 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 3:43 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 7:20 PM.

AT PUNTA GORDA...

 HIGH TIDE AT 3:17 AM.
 LOW TIDE AT 11:27 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 5:59 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 10:21 PM.


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