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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
1248 PM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-100400-
/O.CON.KMTR.BH.S.0003.000000T0000Z-160210T0400Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
1248 PM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WAVES... WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELL 7 TO 8 FEET AT 13 TO 15
  SECONDS. OFFSHORE WINDS WILL ALLOW FOR LARGER WAVES.

* HAZARDS... INCREASED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AND LARGE SHORE
  BREAK.

* TIMING... NOW THROUGH 8PM TUESDAY.

* LOCATION...COASTLINE FROM SONOMA COUNTY SOUTH THROUGH MONTEREY
  COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT FOR RIP CURRENTS MEANS THAT CONDITIONS
ARE PRESENT TO SUPPORT A HEIGHTENED RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS.
RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER IN THE
VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS. SWIMMERS CAUGHT IN A
RIP CURRENT SHOULD SWIM PARALLEL TO THE COAST TO ESCAPE THE RIP
CURRENT BEFORE TRYING TO SWIM FOR SHORE. SWIMMERS SHOULD ALWAYS
SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
252 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

FLZ155-101000-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160210T1800Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0002.000000T0000Z-160212T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0009.000000T0000Z-160212T0100Z/
COASTAL MANATEE-
252 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

* HIGH SURF...SURF OF 5 TO 8 FEET CAN BE EXPECTED.

* HIGH SURF TIMING...THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* HIGH SURF IMPACTS...HIGH SURF WILL CREATE DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES. THE EXTENDED PERIOD OF LARGE SURF
  MAY ALSO RESULT IN BEACH EROSION.

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING SURF WILL RESULT IN A
  HIGH RISK OF FREQUENT DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA
  BEACHES THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

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

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:BAY REGIONS...POSSIBLE
  MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

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.

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.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
252 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

FLZ160-165-101000-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160210T1800Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0002.000000T0000Z-160212T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0009.000000T0000Z-160212T0100Z/
COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL LEE-
252 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

* HIGH SURF...SURF OF 5 TO 8 FEET CAN BE EXPECTED.

* HIGH SURF TIMING...THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* HIGH SURF IMPACTS...HIGH SURF WILL CREATE DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES. THE EXTENDED PERIOD OF LARGE SURF
  MAY ALSO RESULT IN BEACH EROSION.

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING SURF WILL RESULT IN A
  HIGH RISK OF FREQUENT DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA
  BEACHES THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

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

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: NORTHERN SARASOTA COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY
  REGIONS...POSSIBLE MONDAY AND TUESDAY. SOUTHERN SARASOTA
  COUNTY: GULF COAST...POSSIBLE MONDAY AND TUESDAY. NORTHERN LEE
  COUNTY: BAY REGIONS...POSSIBLE MONDAY AND TUESDAY. CENTRAL LEE
  COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY REGIONS...POSSIBLE MONDAY AND
  TUESDAY. SOUTHERN LEE COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY REGIONS...
  POSSIBLE MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

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.

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.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
252 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

FLZ162-101000-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160210T1800Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0002.000000T0000Z-160212T0300Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0009.000000T0000Z-160212T0100Z/
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
252 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

* HIGH SURF...SURF OF 5 TO 8 FEET CAN BE EXPECTED.

* HIGH SURF TIMING...THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* HIGH SURF IMPACTS...HIGH SURF WILL CREATE DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES. THE EXTENDED PERIOD OF LARGE SURF
  MAY ALSO RESULT IN BEACH EROSION.

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING SURF WILL RESULT IN A
  HIGH RISK OF FREQUENT DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA
  BEACHES THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* RED TIDE HAZARDS...POSSIBLE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION IN SOME
  COASTAL AREAS THROUGH 1THURSDAY EVENING.

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: NORTHERN CHARLOTTE COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY
  REGIONS...POSSIBLE MONDAY AND TUESDAY. SOUTHERN CHARLOTTE
  COUNTY: BAY REGIONS...POSSIBLE MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

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.

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.

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.

&&

$$

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