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Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

FLZ155-160-162-165-010215-
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0003.000000T0000Z-161002T0200Z/
COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
347 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

* RED TIDE HAZARDS...POSSIBLE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION IN SOME
  COASTAL AREAS.

FOR RED TIDE FORECAST INFORMATION VISIT
HTTP://TIDESANDCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV/HAB (ALL LOWER CASE).

* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION POTENTIAL IMPACTS...
  SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE COUGHING...SNEEZING...AND TEARING EYES.
  PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS SUCH AS ASTHMA...
  EMPHYSEMA...AND OTHER PULMONARY DISEASES...MAY BE MORE
  SENSITIVE. IRRITATION MAY VARY LOCALLY AND THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
  IF YOU EXPERIENCE UNCOMFORTABLE SYMPTOMS...CONSIDER GOING TO
  AN UNAFFECTED BEACH NEARBY.

* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION TIMING/LOCATION...
  NOAA FORECAST: SOUTHERN MANATEE COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY
  REGIONS...POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. NORTHERN
  SARASOTA COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY REGIONS...POSSIBLE
  THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. SOUTHERN CHARLOTTE COUNTY: GULF
  COAST AND BAY REGIONS...POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.
  NORTHERN LEE COUNTY: GULF COAST...POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT AND
  FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FLORIDA RED TIDE OBSERVATIONS...YOU CAN FIND UNAFFECTED BEACHES
BY CHECKING REPORTS OF RECENT LOCAL OBSERVATIONS AND DATA: MOTE
MARINE LABORATORY DAILY BEACH CONDITIONS
HTTP://WWW.MOTE.ORG/BEACHES AND THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE
CONSERVATION COMMISSION (FWC) RED TIDE STATUS
HTTP://MYFWC.COM/REDTIDESTATUS.

FLORIDA RED TIDE HEALTH INFORMATION...CONSULT THE FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: HTTP://WWW.FLORIDAHEALTH.GOV/ENVIRONMENTAL-
HEALTH/AQUATIC- TOXINS/ RED-TIDE.HTM OR CALL THE POISON CONTROL
CENTER: 1 800 222 1222.

INCLUSION OF EXTERNAL LINKS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY
THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)/(NOAA) OF THESE EXTERNAL WEB
SITES OR THE INFORMATION...PRODUCTS...OR SERVICES CONTAINED
THEREIN.

FLORIDA RED TIDE INFORMATION SOURCES...RED TIDE FORECASTS ARE
PROVIDED BY THE NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE WITH DATA PROVIDED BY THE
FWC AND MOTE MARINE LABORATORY.

&&

$$


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