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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
407 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

FLZ050-151-162-165-240300-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170124T1800Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0002.000000T0000Z-170125T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
407 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST TUESDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* HIGH SURF...6-8 FT TODAY AND 4-6 FT TUESDAY.

* HIGH SURF TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

* HIGH SURF IMPACTS...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF
  WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED
  BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE
  FORECAST WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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...BEACH PATROL...
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


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Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
407 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

FLZ050-151-162-165-240300-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170124T1800Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0002.000000T0000Z-170125T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
407 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST TUESDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* HIGH SURF...6-8 FT TODAY AND 4-6 FT TUESDAY.

* HIGH SURF TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

* HIGH SURF IMPACTS...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF
  WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED
  BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE
  FORECAST WHICH WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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...BEACH PATROL...
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
334 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

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-
873-876-232045-
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-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
334 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...HIGH WIND IMPACT...
BREEZY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY...WITH SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 20
TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF UP TO 35 MPH. THESE STRONG WINDS MAY
BREAK SMALL TWIGS FROM TREES AND BLOW AROUND ANY UNSECURED OUTDOOR
OBJECTS. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION
ESPECIALLY IF TRAVELING OVER BRIDGES OR HIGH OVERPASSES. WINDS
WILL SUBSIDE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA
BEACHES THROUGH TUESDAY.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
BREEZY WEST WINDS AND FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE WILL CONTINUE
TODAY... WITH SEAS OF UP TO 15 FEET. THIS WILL CREATE VERY
HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS. WINDS AND
SEAS WILL TAPER OFF THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA
BEACHES THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY BEFORE CONDITIONS IMPROVE
TUESDAY NIGHT.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
EVEN AS WINDS SUBSIDE BY TUESDAY MORNING...SEAS OF 6 TO 8 FEET
WILL STILL BE POSSIBLE OFFSHORE TUESDAY MORNING. CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

...FIRE WEATHER IMPACT...
DRIER AIR WILL FILL IN BEHIND THE NEXT COLD FRONT...WITH RELATIVE
HUMIDITY PERCENTAGES DROPPING INTO THE LOW 30S FOR A FEW HOURS
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER AND SELF ACTIVATE IF NEEDED.

$$

FLEMING



Lake Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
444 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING UNTIL
7 PM EST MONDAY EVENING...

.A STRONG AND COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE FLORIDA
PENINSULA TODAY WITH A DANGEROUS SQUALL LINE AHEAD OF THE COLD
FRONT. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL TIGHTEN IN THE VICINITY OF THE
FRONT PRODUCING HAZARDOUS WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-240000-
/O.CON.KTBW.LW.Y.0001.170122T1500Z-170124T0000Z/
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 WILDWOOD, LAKE PANASOFFKEE, BUSHNELL,
THE VILLAGES, ST. PETERSBURG, CLEARWATER, LARGO, LAKELAND,
WINTER HAVEN, WAUCHULA, BOWLING GREEN, ZOLFO SPRINGS, SEBRING,
AVON PARK, PLACID LAKES, 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, AND LEHIGH ACRES
444 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 7 PM EST MONDAY...

* TIMING...10 AM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH 7 PM EST MONDAY. *
  WINDS...18 TO 20 KNOTS GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS WILL BUILD THE WAVES ON LOCAL LAKES
  CREATING HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE ROUGH CHOP
ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

&&

$$



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