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Lake Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
210 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM EDT ON
SATURDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP SOUTH THROUGH THE REGION LATER
TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE
TO AROUND 20 MPH WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS IN THE WAKE OF THIS
FRONT. THE INCREASING WINDS WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING
CONDITIONS ON AREA LAKES THROUGH THE PERIOD.

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-010900-
/O.NEW.KTBW.LW.Y.0015.141101T1200Z-141102T0000Z/
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUSHNELL...THE VILLAGES...CLEARWATER...
ST. PETERSBURG...LAKELAND...WINTER HAVEN...WAUCHULA...SEBRING...
AVON PARK...ARCADIA...CEDAR KEY...YANKEETOWN...CRYSTAL RIVER...
HOMOSASSA...HERNANDO BEACH...BAYPORT...PORT RICHEY...HUDSON...
TAMPA...APOLLO BEACH...WESTCHASE...BRADENTON...
ANNA MARIA ISLAND...VENICE...SARASOTA...ENGLEWOOD...
PORT CHARLOTTE...PUNTA GORDA...CAPE CORAL...CAPTIVA...SANIBEL...
CHIEFLAND...BRONSON...WILLISTON...INVERNESS...BROOKSVILLE...
SPRING HILL...DADE CITY...ZEPHYRHILLS...BRANDON...PLANT CITY...
SUN CITY CENTER...PARRISH...LAKEWOOD RANCH...MYAKKA CITY...
NORTH PORT...BABCOCK RANCH...FORT MYERS...LEHIGH ACRES
210 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL HAS
ISSUED A LAKE WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO
8 PM EDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING...8 AM TO 8 PM EDT ON SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 20 MPH WITH
  FREQUENT GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ON AREA
  LAKES AS WINDS INCREASE ACROSS THE REGION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST
TO BE 20 TO 29 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO NEAR OR ABOVE GALE
FORCE FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.  WINDS OF THESE MAGNITUDES WILL
CREATE ROUGH CONDITIONS ON LARGER AREA LAKES WHICH COULD PRODUCE
DAMAGE TO...OR FLIP...SMALL PLEASURE CRAFT.

OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS MAY WISH TO POSTPONE LAKE RELATED ACTIVITIES
UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

&&

$$










High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
202 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...BUILDING SEAS ALONG WITH A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP SOUTH THROUGH THE REGION LATER
TONIGHT AND EARLY ON SATURDAY. IN THE WAKE OF THE THIS FRONT
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE INTO THE 20 TO 25 KNOT RANGE WITH
GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE OVER THE GULF WATERS. THESE INCREASING
WINDS WILL HELP TO BUILD SEAS INTO THE 7 TO 9 FOOT RANGE NEAR
SHORE AND 10 TO 15 FEET OVER THE OFFSHORE GULF WATERS LATER
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. THE BUILDING SEAS WILL LEAD TO
INCREASING SURF AND WAVE ACTION ALONG WITH A HIGH RISK FOR RIP
CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH THE PERIOD.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-011000-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SU.Y.0010.141101T0400Z-141102T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0030.141101T0400Z-141102T0900Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
202 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT TO 4 AM
EST SUNDAY...
...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
TO 4 AM EST SUNDAY. A RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
RIP CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES AND SURF...SEAS WILL INCREASE TO 7 TO 9 FEET NEAR SHORE
  AND 10 TO 15 FEET OFFSHORE.

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF ALONG WITH LARGE BREAKING WAVES AND A HIGH
  RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN DANGEROUS WATER ACTION IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST.  THIS INCLUDES ROUGH SURF...LARGE
BREAKING WAVES...RIP CURRENTS...AND STRONG UNDERTOW.

BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO HEED LIFEGUARD WARNINGS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA







Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
202 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...BUILDING SEAS ALONG WITH A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP SOUTH THROUGH THE REGION LATER
TONIGHT AND EARLY ON SATURDAY. IN THE WAKE OF THE THIS FRONT
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE INTO THE 20 TO 25 KNOT RANGE WITH
GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE OVER THE GULF WATERS. THESE INCREASING
WINDS WILL HELP TO BUILD SEAS INTO THE 7 TO 9 FOOT RANGE NEAR
SHORE AND 10 TO 15 FEET OVER THE OFFSHORE GULF WATERS LATER
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. THE BUILDING SEAS WILL LEAD TO
INCREASING SURF AND WAVE ACTION ALONG WITH A HIGH RISK FOR RIP
CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH THE PERIOD.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-011000-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SU.Y.0010.141101T0400Z-141102T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0030.141101T0400Z-141102T0900Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
202 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT TO 4 AM
EST SUNDAY...
...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
TO 4 AM EST SUNDAY. A RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
RIP CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES AND SURF...SEAS WILL INCREASE TO 7 TO 9 FEET NEAR SHORE
  AND 10 TO 15 FEET OFFSHORE.

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF ALONG WITH LARGE BREAKING WAVES AND A HIGH
  RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN DANGEROUS WATER ACTION IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST.  THIS INCLUDES ROUGH SURF...LARGE
BREAKING WAVES...RIP CURRENTS...AND STRONG UNDERTOW.

BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO HEED LIFEGUARD WARNINGS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA







Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
506 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-010915-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
506 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
INCREASING NORTHWESTERLY WINDS TODAY WILL RESULT IN A MODERATE
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 15 KNOTS TODAY...THEN TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE LATE TONIGHT. THIS WILL
CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
HIGH SURF WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES
THIS WEEKEND.

...FIRE WEATHER IMPACT...
MUCH DRIER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION RESULTING IN LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

JILLSON






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