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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
330 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY ISSUED FOR OF WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA TODAY...

.Northwest winds will increase through the morning hours today
as a cold front moves south through the region. These increasing
winds will create hazardous boating conditions on all area lakes
today.

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-242300-
/O.NEW.KTBW.LW.Y.0005.170424T1600Z-170424T2300Z/
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
330 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL has
issued a Lake Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon today
to 7 PM EDT this evening.

* TIMING...Noon through 7 PM EDT this evening.

* WINDS...20 to 25 mph with a few higher gusts.

* IMPACTS...Strong gusty winds will make for choppy and difficult
  boating conditions on areas lakes.

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.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
333 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-251400-
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0016.170424T1800Z-170425T1400Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
333 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* 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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1157 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
251200-
Lake Okeechobee-Biscayne Bay-
Coastal waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM
excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas-Glades-Hendry-
Inland Palm Beach-Metro Palm Beach-Coastal Collier-Inland Collier-
Inland Broward-Metro Broward-Inland Miami-Dade-Metro Miami-Dade-
Mainland Monroe-Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-
Dade-Far South Miami-Dade-
Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
1157 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS PALM BEACH AND COLLIER BEACHES...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

Rip currents: There is a Moderate Risk of rip currents for the
beaches of Palm Beach and Collier Counties.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

For more information...visit the National Weather Service in
Miami website at www.weather.gov/miami.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
600 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-251000-
Monroe Upper Keys-Monroe Middle Keys-Monroe Lower Keys-
Florida Bay including Barnes Sound, Blackwater Sound, and
Buttonwood Sound-
Bayside and Gulf side from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile
Bridge-
Gulf waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee 20 to 60 NM out
and beyond 5 fathoms-
Gulf of Mexico including Dry Tortugas and Rebecca Shoal Channel-
Gulf of Mexico from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to Halfmoon
Shoal out to 5 Fathoms-
Hawk Channel from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out to the reef-
Hawk Channel from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile Bridge out
to the reef-
Hawk Channel from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to Halfmoon Shoal
out to the reef-
Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile
Bridge out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of
Halfmoon Shoal out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry
Tortugas out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key 20 to 60 NM out-
Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile
Bridge 20 to 60 NM out-
Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of
Halfmoon Shoal 20 to 60 NM out-
Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry
Tortugas 20 to 60 NM out-
600 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

West to northwest breezes will freshen late this afternoon in
association with the passage of a weak cold front. As a result, a
Small Craft Advisory may be required for portions of the extreme
southeastern Gulf of Mexico, late this afternoon or this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

Hazardous weather is not expected Tuesday through Thursday night.

A Small Craft Advisory may be required for the Florida Keys
coastal waters from Friday through Sunday, as east to southeast
breezes freshen in association with a building high pressure
system.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Kasper

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
430 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-242200-
Flagler Beach to Volusia-Brevard County Line 0-20 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 0-20 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 0-20 nm-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20-60 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20-60 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-Inland Volusia County-
Northern Lake County-Orange-Seminole-Southern Brevard County-
Osceola-Indian River-Okeechobee-St. Lucie-Martin-
Coastal Volusia County-Southern Lake County-
Northern Brevard County-
430 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
Ocean conditions with lingering long period swell will produce a
Moderate danger of rip currents at the east central Florida
beaches. Rescues have been reported during the past several days
at ocean beaches. Always remember to swim within sight of a
lifeguard, and never swim alone.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
Winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots this afternoon out of the west
will combine with lingering swell to produce choppy...potentially
hazardous open water boating conditions. Small craft should
exercise caution over the open Atlantic waters this afternoon.

.FIRE WEATHER IMPACT...
Weather conditions and continuing dryness of vegetation due to
lack of rain over most areas will lead to a moderate to high
danger of wildfire spread potential, mainly north of the Treasure
Coast and inland from Lake Okeechobee northward. Any unattended
fires are likely to escape. Outdoor burning is prohibited in most
east central Florida counties.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
An elevated threat of dangerous rip currents is forecast through
the middle of this week. Local wildfire potential for spread
will remain moderate to high through this week due to a lack of
rain in the forecast.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will not be needed today.

$$

Pendergrast

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
354 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 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-
873-876-242000-
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-
354 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for West Central And Southwest
Florida.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

...HIGH WIND IMPACT...
Winds will increase this afternoon to around 20 MPH with higher
gusts. These strong winds will cause dangerous boating conditions
on area lakes.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
Increasing onshore winds will lead to a high risk of rip currents
along area beaches beginning this afternoon, and continuing into
Tuesday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
The high risk of rip currents will diminish through Tuesday
morning as the breezy winds along coast subside.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

$$

Fleming


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
1115 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-241915-
Coastal Volusia-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line Out to 20 NM-Indian River-Inland Volusia-Martin-
Northern Brevard-Northern Lake-Okeechobee-Orange-Osceola-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet Out To 20 NM-Seminole-
Southern Brevard-Southern Lake-St. Lucie-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-
Volusia-Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet Out to 20 NM-
1115 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.NOW...

...Isolated Showers Along Cold Front Moving Through Central
Florida...

A cold front moving through central Florida will generate a few fast
moving showers today. A small chance for showers will continue into
early this afternoon along the I-4 corridor. Across Brevard and
Osceola counties and points to the south to the Treasure Coast...a
low chance for showers will continue through the afternoon hours.
These showers will bring brief light to moderate rain with
accumulations under a tenth of an inch expected.

Behind the front...it will become breezy and small craft should
exercise caution today. Beachgoers should be alert for a continued
rip current danger.


&&

Additional details...including graphics are available online at:
http://www.weather.gov/mlb/blog

$$

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