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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
223 AM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

GMZ850-853-856-201430-
/O.EXB.KTBW.SC.Y.0039.201020T1200Z-201021T0000Z/
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-
223 AM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Northeast winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt
  expected.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River
  FL out 20 NM, Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs
  FL out 20 NM and Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood
  FL out 20 NM.

* WHEN...From 8 AM this morning to 8 PM EDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Mobile AL
335 AM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-201800-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0031.000000T0000Z-201024T0000Z/
Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Coastal-
Santa Rosa Coastal-Okaloosa Coastal-
335 AM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...In Alabama, Baldwin Coastal and Mobile Coastal
  Counties. In Florida, Santa Rosa Coastal, Okaloosa Coastal and
  Escambia Coastal Counties.

* WHEN...Through Friday evening.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
  from shore into deeper water.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$

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