Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
533 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

.SYNOPSIS...LARGE WAVES OVER THE GULF WILL PROPAGATE TOWARD THE
COAST RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS SURF CONDITIONS TODAY.

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FLZ139-142-148-149-262245-
COASTAL LEVY-COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CEDAR KEY...HUDSON BEACH...
MCKETHAN PINE ISLAND PARK
533 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF................1 FOOT OR LESS.
WATER CONDITION.....A MODERATE CHOP.
WATER TEMPERATURE...59.
UVI INDEX...........MODERATE.
LIGHTNING THREAT....NONE.
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...

 HIGH TIDE AT 8:24 AM.
 LOW TIDE AT 1:10 PM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 7:24 PM.

AT SAINT PETERSBURG...


 HIGH TIDE AT 7:38 PM.

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FLZ050-151-155-160-262245-
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BRADENTON BEACH...CLEARWATER BEACH...
SIESTA KEY...SAINT PETE BEACH...VENICE BEACH
533 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-71.
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
SURF................4 TO 6 FEET.
WATER CONDITION.....MODERATE CHOP.
WATER TEMPERATURE...62.
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...

 HIGH TIDE AT 7:38 PM.

AT VENICE INLET...

 HIGH TIDE AT 5:36 PM.

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FLZ162-165-262245-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BOCA GRANDE...ENGLEWOOD...
FORT MYERS BEACH...SANIBEL ISLAND
533 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SHOWERS LIKELY
                    AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-77.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF................3 TO 5 FEET.
WATER CONDITION.....A MODERATE CHOP DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
WATER TEMPERATURE...66.
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 VENICE INLET...

 HIGH TIDE AT 5:36 PM.

AT FORT MYERS BEACH...

 HIGH TIDE AT 6:28 PM.

AT PUNTA GORDA...

 LOW TIDE AT 4:24 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 8:44 PM.

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