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SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
526 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015


...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY...


.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE PULLS AWAY TO THE EAST TODAY AS A
FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVES INTO THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO...THEN
SETTLES INTO CENTRAL FLORIDA TONIGHT.

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FLZ139-142-148-149-210000-
COASTAL LEVY-COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...CEDAR KEY...HUDSON BEACH...
MCKETHAN PINE ISLAND PARK
526 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF................1 FOOT OR LESS.
WATER CONDITION.....SMOOTH INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
WATER TEMPERATURE...UPPER 70S.
UVI INDEX...........VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING.
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW...HOWEVER...STRONG CURRENTS CAN OCCUR NEAR
                    PIERS AND JETTIES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION
                    DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT CEDAR KEY...


 LOW TIDE AT 9:38 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 3:22 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 10:21 PM.

AT SAINT PETERSBURG...

 HIGH TIDE AT 4:32 AM.
 LOW TIDE AT 9:07 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 3:11 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 10:43 PM.


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FLZ050-151-155-160-210000-
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BRADENTON BEACH...CLEARWATER BEACH...
SIESTA KEY...SAINT PETE BEACH...VENICE BEACH
526 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
WATER CONDITION.....A MODERATE CHOP.
WATER TEMPERATURE...LOWER 80S.
UVI INDEX...........VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING.
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS
                    WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR
                    MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. ALWAYS HAVE A
                    FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT SAINT PETERSBURG...

 HIGH TIDE AT 4:32 AM.
 LOW TIDE AT 9:07 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 3:11 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 10:43 PM.

AT VENICE INLET...

 LOW TIDE AT 7:29 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 1:09 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 9:05 PM.


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FLZ162-165-210000-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...BOCA GRANDE...ENGLEWOOD...
FORT MYERS BEACH...SANIBEL ISLAND
526 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
BEACH WINDS.........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF................1 TO 2 FEET.
WATER CONDITION.....A MODERATE CHOP.
WATER TEMPERATURE...MID 80S.
UVI INDEX...........VERY HIGH.
LIGHTNING THREAT....INFREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING.
RIP CURRENT RISK....MODERATE. A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS
                    WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR
                    MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. ALWAYS HAVE A
                    FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.

TIDE INFORMATION...

AT VENICE INLET...

 LOW TIDE AT 7:29 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 1:09 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 9:05 PM.

AT FORT MYERS BEACH...

 LOW TIDE AT 7:33 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 2:01 PM.
 LOW TIDE AT 9:09 PM.

AT PUNTA GORDA...

 HIGH TIDE AT 5:38 AM.
 LOW TIDE AT 10:34 AM.
 HIGH TIDE AT 4:17 PM.



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