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Surf Zone Forecast for West Central And Southwest Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
440 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure in the central plains early this morning settles
into south Texas today...pushing a cold front into the east
Gulf of Mexico with increasing winds and seas. The high pressure
builds east Wednesday...with decreasing winds and seas.

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FLZ139-142-148-149-122230-
Coastal Levy-Coastal Citrus-Coastal Hernando-Coastal Pasco-
Including the beaches of Cedar Key, Hudson Beach,
and Mckethan Pine Island Park
440 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/Weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max Temperature.....66-72.
Beach Winds.........West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Surf................1 foot or less.
Water Condition.....Choppy.
Water Temperature...58 Degrees at Cedar Key.
UVI Index...........Moderate.
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...

 High Tide At 9:35 AM.
 Low Tide At 3:26 PM.
 High Tide At 9:34 PM.


AT SAINT PETERSBURG...

 Low Tide At 4:18 AM.
 High Tide At 10:20 AM.
 Low Tide At 3:36 PM.
 High Tide At 10:10 PM.



SUNRISE AND SUNSET...
DECEMBER 12 2017......SUNRISE   712 AM EST   SUNSET   536 PM EST

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FLZ050-151-155-160-122230-
Pinellas-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-
Including the beaches of Bradenton Beach, Clearwater Beach,
Siesta Key, Saint Pete Beach, and Venice Beach
440 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
Max Temperature.....Around 72.
Beach Winds.........West winds around 10 mph increasing to around
                    20 mph in the afternoon.
Surf................1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 4 feet in the
                    afternoon.
Water Condition.....A light chop increasing to choppy in the
                    afternoon.
Water Temperature...64 Degrees at Clearwater Beach.
UVI Index...........Moderate.
Lightning Threat....No lightning.
Rip Current Risk....HIGH RISK. 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 SAINT PETERSBURG...

 Low Tide At 4:18 AM.
 High Tide At 10:20 AM.
 Low Tide At 3:36 PM.
 High Tide At 10:10 PM.


AT VENICE INLET...

 High Tide At 8:18 AM.
 Low Tide At 1:58 PM.
 High Tide At 8:08 PM.



SUNRISE AND SUNSET...
DECEMBER 12 2017......SUNRISE   712 AM EST   SUNSET   536 PM EST

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FLZ162-165-122230-
Coastal Charlotte-Coastal Lee-
Including the beaches of Boca Grande, Englewood, Fort Myers Beach,
and Sanibel Island
440 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/Weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
Max Temperature.....Around 73.
Beach Winds.........West winds around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
Surf................1 to 2 feet building to 2 to 3 feet in the
                    afternoon.
Water Condition.....Smooth increasing to a moderate chop in the
                    afternoon.
Water Temperature...68 Degrees at Fort Myers Beach.
UVI Index...........Moderate.
Lightning Threat....No lightning.
Rip Current Risk....HIGH RISK. 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...

 High Tide At 8:18 AM.
 Low Tide At 1:58 PM.
 High Tide At 8:08 PM.


AT FORT MYERS BEACH...

 High Tide At 9:10 AM.
 Low Tide At 2:02 PM.
 High Tide At 9:00 PM.


AT PUNTA GORDA...

 Low Tide At 5:45 AM.
 High Tide At 11:26 AM.
 Low Tide At 5:03 PM.
 High Tide At 11:16 PM.



SUNRISE AND SUNSET...
DECEMBER 12 2017......SUNRISE   712 AM EST   SUNSET   536 PM EST

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