Surf Forecast
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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
406 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS...
A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION WITH A BRIEF
SPRINKLE POSSIBLE.  OTHERWISE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER
WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TODAY. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY
AT AREA BEACHES.

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FLZ139-142-148-149-052015-
COASTAL LEVY-COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CEDAR KEY...HUDSON BEACH...
MCKETHAN PINE ISLAND PARK
406 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
BEACH WINDS.........BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
SURF................1 FOOT OR LESS.
WATER CONDITION.....ROUGH.
WATER TEMPERATURE... DATA UNAVAILABLE.
UVI INDEX...........VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING.
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW RISK... 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 7:32 AM
 HIGH TIDE AT 1:24 PM
 LOW TIDE AT 8:09 PM

 AT SAINT PETERSBURG...

 LOW TIDE AT 7:21 AM
 HIGH TIDE AT 1:24 PM
 LOW TIDE AT 8:25 PM


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FLZ050-155-160-052015-
PINELLAS-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BRADENTON BEACH...CLEARWATER BEACH...
SIESTA KEY...SAINT PETE BEACH...VENICE BEACH
406 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SPRINKLES.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
BEACH WINDS.........BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
SURF................3 TO 5 FEET.
WATER CONDITION.....ROUGH.
WATER TEMPERATURE... 78 DEGREES AT CLEARWATER BEACH.
UVI INDEX...........VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING.
RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH RISK...RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE-THREATENING
                    TO ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER. THE SURF IS
                    DANGEROUS FOR ALL SWIMMERS.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT SAINT PETERSBURG...

 LOW TIDE AT 7:21 AM
 HIGH TIDE AT 1:24 PM
 LOW TIDE AT 8:25 PM

 AT VENICE INLET...

 LOW TIDE AT 5:43 AM
 HIGH TIDE AT 11:22 AM
 LOW TIDE AT 6:47 PM



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FLZ151-052015-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-
406 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SPRINKLES.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
BEACH WINDS.........BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
SURF................3 TO 5 FEET.
WATER CONDITION.....ROUGH.
WATER TEMPERATURE... 78 DEGREES AT CLEARWATER BEACH.
UVI INDEX...........VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING.
RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH RISK...RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE-THREATENING
                    TO ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER. THE SURF IS
                    DANGEROUS FOR ALL SWIMMERS.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT VENICE INLET...

 LOW TIDE AT 5:43 AM
 HIGH TIDE AT 11:22 AM
 LOW TIDE AT 6:47 PM


 AT FORT MYERS BEACH...

 LOW TIDE AT 5:47 AM
 HIGH TIDE AT 12:14 PM
 LOW TIDE AT 6:51 PM

 AT PUNTA GORDA...

 LOW TIDE AT 8:48 AM
 HIGH TIDE AT 2:30 PM
 LOW TIDE AT 9:52 PM


$$

FLZ162-165-052015-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BOCA GRANDE...ENGLEWOOD...
FORT MYERS BEACH...SANIBEL ISLAND
406 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SPRINKLES.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
BEACH WINDS.........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
SURF................3 TO 5 FEET.
WATER CONDITION.....CHOPPY.
WATER TEMPERATURE... 83 DEGREES AT FORT MYERS BEACH.
UVI INDEX...........VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....NO LIGHTNING.
RIP CURRENT RISK....HIGH RISK...RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE-THREATENING
                    TO ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER. THE SURF IS
                    DANGEROUS FOR ALL SWIMMERS.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT VENICE INLET...

 LOW TIDE AT 5:43 AM
 HIGH TIDE AT 11:22 AM
 LOW TIDE AT 6:47 PM


 AT FORT MYERS BEACH...

 LOW TIDE AT 5:47 AM
 HIGH TIDE AT 12:14 PM
 LOW TIDE AT 6:51 PM

 AT PUNTA GORDA...

 LOW TIDE AT 8:48 AM
 HIGH TIDE AT 2:30 PM
 LOW TIDE AT 9:52 PM


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