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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
1050 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

FLZ124-125-133-138-240000-
/O.NEW.KJAX.RP.S.0026.180923T1500Z-180924T0000Z/
Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coastal St. Johns-Coastal Flagler-
1050 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a High
Rip Current Risk, which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...Surf of around 3 feet and a high
  risk of rip currents today. The surf may be hazardous at times
  for weaker swimmers and rip currents will be life threatening.

* TIMING...Until This Evening. Rip currents may be worse around
  the 11 AM to 4 PM time frame.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Rip currents will be life threatening.

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.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.
Don`t fight the current. Swim in a direction following the
shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave
for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip
current.

&&

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
750 PM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018

FLZ050-155-160-162-230800-
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0010.000000T0000Z-180925T0200Z/
Pinellas-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-Coastal Charlotte-
750 PM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018

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

* RED TIDE HAZARDS...Possible respiratory irritation in some
  coastal areas.

For red tide forecast information visit
https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab/gomx.html

* 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: Coastal southern Pinellas County: Bay regions...
  possible on Sunday. Coastal southern Manatee County: Bay
  regions...possible on Sunday. Coastal northern and southern
  Sarasota County: Bay regions...possible on Sunday. Coastal
  northern and southern Charlotte County: Bay regions...possible
  on Sunday.

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 at
https://visitbeaches.org and the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC) red tide status at
myfwc.com/redtidestatus.

Florida red tide health information...Consult the Florida
Department of Health at: www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-
health/aquatic-toxins/red- tide.html or call the Poison Control
Center at: 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.

&&

$$


https://www.weather.gov/tampa


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
630 PM EDT SUN SEP 23 2018

FLZ160-260-232300-
Inland Sarasota-Coastal Sarasota-
630 PM EDT SUN SEP 23 2018

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CENTRAL SARASOTA
COUNTY...

At 629 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Lake Sarasota to 7 miles west of
North Port. Movement was southwest at 5 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
North Port, Gulf Gate Estates, Osprey, Gator Creek Estate, South
Venice, Vamo, Nokomis, Laurel, Turtle Beach, Oscar Scherer State
Park, Venice Gardens and Warm Mineral Springs.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 2730 8239 2702 8225 2700 8225 2698 8226
      2694 8232 2694 8235 2693 8234 2690 8240
      2721 8260
TIME...MOT...LOC 2229Z 064DEG 6KT 2722 8242 2704 8231

$$

TBW

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
626 PM EDT SUN SEP 23 2018

FLZ050-232300-
Pinellas FL-
626 PM EDT SUN SEP 23 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL PINELLAS COUNTY UNTIL 700
PM EDT...

At 625 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
St. Petersburg, moving west at 5 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Clearwater, Largo, Pinellas Park, Seminole, Downtown Saint
Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, St. Petersburg, St. Pete Beach, Bay
Pines, South Highpoint, Tierra Verde, Harbor Bluffs, West And East
Lealman, Ridgecrest, Feather Sound, Gulfport, Treasure Island,
Kenneth City, South Pasadena and Madeira Beach.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 2796 8291 2794 8268 2770 8261 2760 8279
      2786 8291
TIME...MOT...LOC 2225Z 074DEG 6KT 2779 8270

$$

TBW


Marine Weather Statement


Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area Ruskin FL
615 PM EDT SUN SEP 23 2018

GMZ830-853-232345-
615 PM EDT SUN SEP 23 2018

A Marine Weather Statement has been issued for the following areas...
  Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM...
  Tampa Bay waters...

At 614 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms, capable
of producing winds to around 30 knots. These thunderstorms were
located along a line extending from near Courtney Campbell Causeway
to Terra Ceia Bay to 6 nm northeast of Englewood, moving west at 5
to 10 knots.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners can expect gusty winds to around 30 knots, locally higher
waves, and lightning strikes. Boaters should seek safe harbor
immediately until these storms pass.

&&

LAT...LON 2689 8264 2740 8289 2813 8314 2814 8275
      2808 8271 2801 8255 2758 8251 2747 8257
      2733 8245 2726 8246 2698 8232

$$

TBW


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
541 PM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-240100-
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-
541 PM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
Lingering east swells will continue to generate a Moderate Risk
for rip currents at the beaches of east central Florida this
evening. Always swim near a lifeguard and never swim alone.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
Isolated to scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms are
expected over the next several days, with the highest chances
over the interior. The main storm threats will be frequent cloud
to ground lightning, gusty winds, and heavy downpours producing
ponding of water in urbanized and poorly drained areas.

Lingering easterly swells will maintain a Moderate Risk for rip
currents along area beaches through at least mid week.

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

$$

Negron

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1046 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
240300-
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-
1046 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

....Moderate Risk of Rip Currents All Atlantic Beaches...
...Scattered to Numerous Interior and Gulf Coast Thunderstorms...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rip currents: There is a moderate risk of rip currents along the
Atlantic beaches of South Florida.

Thunderstorms: Isolated thunderstorms are expected to develop by
midday as the east coast seabreeze moves inland. Coverage is expected
to become more scattered across the interior through the afternoon
hours, with the highest coverage just inland from the Gulf coast
with a collision of the Gulf and Atlantic seabreezes. The primary
impacts will be cloud to ground lightning strikes and locally heavy
rainfall.

Waterspouts: Isolated waterspouts are possible across the South
Florida waters today.

Flooding: A collision of the Gulf and east coast seabreezes late
this afternoon will bring slow moving storms along the Gulf coast.
Ponding of waters on streets and low lying areas will be possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

Scattered thunderstorms are expected each day, with the highest
coverage across the western interior and Gulf coast each afternoon.
The main threats are expected to be cloud to ground lightning and
localized minor flooding.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

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

$$


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
557 PM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

AMZ552-555-572-575-FLZ044>047-053-054-058-059-064-144-147-232345-
Volusia-Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 0-20 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 0-20 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20-60 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-Northern Lake County-
Orange-Seminole-Southern Brevard County-Osceola-Indian River-
Okeechobee-St. Lucie-Martin-Southern Lake County-
Northern Brevard County-
557 PM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

.NOW...
Through early evening, isolated showers will move westward from
the Treasure coast toward Osceola and Okeechobee counties and then
mainly west of the Kissimmee River by sunset. Other isolated
showers will be possible across Lake county into early this
evening. A brief moderate to heavy downpour may accompany any
showers.

$$

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