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229 FZUS52 KTBW 170759 SRFTBW Surf Zone Forecast for West Central and Southwest Florida National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL 359 AM EDT Sat Apr 17 2021 A frontal boundary in far north Florida this morning eases down into central Florida by Sunday afternoon then meanders there through mid- week. This boundary will bring showers and thunderstorms...along with an increase in winds by Tuesday. FLZ139-142-148-149-172345- Coastal Levy-Coastal Citrus-Coastal Hernando-Coastal Pasco- Including the beaches of Cedar Key, Hudson Beach, and Mckethan Pine Island Park 359 AM EDT Sat Apr 17 2021 ...PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITIES ON POTENTIAL BEACH CLOSURES... .TODAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................1 foot or less. Thunderstorm Potential**....Low. UV Index**..................Very High. Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s. Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph. Tides... Cedar Key................High at 06:17 AM EDT. Low at 11:26 AM EDT. High at 05:06 PM EDT. Saint Petersburg.........High at 04:49 PM EDT. Sunrise.....................7:03 AM. Sunset......................7:58 PM. .SUNDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................1 foot or less. Thunderstorm Potential**....Low. Weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. High Temperature............In the mid 70s. Winds.......................West winds around 10 mph. Tides... Cedar Key................High at 07:09 AM EDT. Low at 12:06 PM EDT. High at 05:49 PM EDT. Saint Petersburg.........High at 05:33 PM EDT. Sunrise.....................7:02 AM. Sunset......................7:59 PM. .MONDAY...Surf height 1 foot or less. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds around 10 mph. .TUESDAY...Cloudy. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around 15 mph. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/tbw $$ FLZ050-151-155-160-172345- Pinellas-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota- Including the beaches of Bradenton Beach, Clearwater Beach, Siesta Key, Saint Pete Beach, and Venice Beach 359 AM EDT Sat Apr 17 2021 ...PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITIES ON POTENTIAL BEACH CLOSURES... .TODAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 1 foot. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the upper 70s. Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph. Tides... Saint Petersburg.........High at 04:49 PM EDT. Venice Inlet.............Low at 07:59 AM EDT. High at 02:47 PM EDT. Sunrise.....................7:04 AM. Sunset......................7:57 PM. .SUNDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 1 foot. Thunderstorm Potential**....Low. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. High Temperature............Around 80. Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph. Tides... Saint Petersburg.........High at 05:33 PM EDT. Venice Inlet.............High at 03:31 PM EDT. Sunrise.....................7:03 AM. Sunset......................7:57 PM. .MONDAY...Surf height 1 foot or less. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 10 mph. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds around 15 mph. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/tbw $$ FLZ162-165-172345- Coastal Charlotte-Coastal Lee- Including the beaches of Boca Grande, Englewood, Fort Myers Beach, and Sanibel Island 359 AM EDT Sat Apr 17 2021 ...PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITIES ON POTENTIAL BEACH CLOSURES... .TODAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 1 foot. Thunderstorm Potential**....None. UV Index**..................Very High. Water Temperature...........In the upper 70s. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the lower 80s. Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph. Tides... Fort Myers Beach.........High at 03:39 PM EDT. Venice Inlet.............Low at 07:59 AM EDT. High at 02:47 PM EDT. Sunrise.....................7:02 AM. Sunset......................7:53 PM. .SUNDAY... Rip Current Risk*...........Low. Surf Height.................Around 1 foot. Thunderstorm Potential**....Low. Weather.....................Mostly sunny. High Temperature............In the lower 80s. Winds.......................South winds around 10 mph. Tides... Fort Myers Beach.........High at 04:23 PM EDT. Venice Inlet.............High at 03:31 PM EDT. Sunrise.....................7:01 AM. Sunset......................7:53 PM. .MONDAY...Surf height 1 foot or less. Partly sunny. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Southwest winds around 10 mph. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 80. South winds around 15 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 10 mph. && Rip Current Risk Category * Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however, life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins, jetties, reefs, and piers. * Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. * High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf zone. ** For thunderstorm, waterspout, and UV definitions see: https://www.weather.gov/beach/tbw $$

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