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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
506 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS EARLY THIS MORNING...

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO
THIS MORNING WILL SUPPORT PLEASANT DRY WEATHER ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY. A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE AT AREA BEACHES
THROUGH MID MORNING BEFORE IMPROVING CONDITIONS OCCUR LATE MORNING
AND INTO THE AFTERNOON AS WINDS DIMINISH. PLEASANT DRY WEATHER WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AND THROUGH THE REMAINDER
OF THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS IN CONTROL. LIGHTER SOUTHEAST
TO SOUTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY WITH AN ONSHORE
SEA BREEZE COMPONENT DEVELOPING ALONG THE COAST EACH AFTERNOON.

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FLZ139-142-148-149-252330-
COASTAL LEVY-COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CEDAR KEY, HUDSON BEACH,
AND MCKETHAN PINE ISLAND PARK
506 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76 DEGREES.
BEACH WINDS.........WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
SURF................1 FOOT OR LESS.
WATER CONDITION.....A LIGHT CHOP.
WATER TEMPERATURE...77 DEGREES AT CEDAR KEY.
UVI INDEX...........EXTREME.
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 7:57 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 1:50 PM
LOW TIDE AT 8:27 PM

AT SAINT PETERSBURG...

LOW TIDE AT 7:50 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 1:50 PM
LOW TIDE AT 8:36 PM


SUNRISE AND SUNSET...
APRIL 25 2017.........SUNRISE   655 AM EDT   SUNSET   801 PM EDT
APRIL 26 2017.........SUNRISE   654 AM EDT   SUNSET   802 PM EDT

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FLZ050-151-155-160-252330-
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BRADENTON BEACH, CLEARWATER BEACH,
SIESTA KEY, SAINT PETE BEACH, AND VENICE BEACH
506 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76 DEGREES.
BEACH WINDS.........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
SURF................2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
WATER CONDITION.....A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
WATER TEMPERATURE...77 DEGREES AT CLEARWATER BEACH.
UVI INDEX...........EXTREME.
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 7:50 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 1:50 PM
LOW TIDE AT 8:36 PM

AT VENICE INLET...

LOW TIDE AT 6:12 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 11:48 AM
LOW TIDE AT 6:58 PM


SUNRISE AND SUNSET...
APRIL 25 2017.........SUNRISE   655 AM EDT   SUNSET   801 PM EDT
APRIL 26 2017.........SUNRISE   654 AM EDT   SUNSET   802 PM EDT

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FLZ162-165-252330-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BOCA GRANDE, ENGLEWOOD, FORT MYERS BEACH,
AND SANIBEL ISLAND
506 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78 DEGREES.
BEACH WINDS.........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF................2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
WATER CONDITION.....A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
WATER TEMPERATURE...76 DEGREES AT FORT MYERS BEACH.
UVI INDEX...........EXTREME.
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...

LOW TIDE AT 6:12 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 11:48 AM
LOW TIDE AT 6:58 PM

AT FORT MYERS BEACH...

LOW TIDE AT 6:16 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 12:40 PM
LOW TIDE AT 7:02 PM

AT PUNTA GORDA...

LOW TIDE AT 9:17 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 2:56 PM
LOW TIDE AT 10:03 PM


SUNRISE AND SUNSET...
APRIL 25 2017.........SUNRISE   655 AM EDT   SUNSET   801 PM EDT
APRIL 26 2017.........SUNRISE   654 AM EDT   SUNSET   802 PM EDT

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