Lee County, Florida
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High Surf Advisory
FLZ050-151-162-165-240300-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170124T1800Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0002.000000T0000Z-170125T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
407 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST TUESDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* HIGH SURF...6-8 FT TODAY AND 4-6 FT TUESDAY.

* HIGH SURF TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

* HIGH SURF IMPACTS...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF
WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED
BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* 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.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Lake Wind Advisory
FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-240000-
/O.CON.KTBW.LW.Y.0001.170122T1500Z-170124T0000Z/
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
444 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 7 PM EST MONDAY...

* TIMING...10 AM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH 7 PM EST MONDAY. *
WINDS...18 TO 20 KNOTS GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS WILL BUILD THE WAVES ON LOCAL LAKES
CREATING HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS.

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
FLZ050-151-162-165-240300-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170124T1800Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0002.000000T0000Z-170125T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
407 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST TUESDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* HIGH SURF...6-8 FT TODAY AND 4-6 FT TUESDAY.

* HIGH SURF TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

* HIGH SURF IMPACTS...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF
WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED
BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* 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.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement
FLZ160-162-165-262-265-231215-
Coastal Charlotte-Inland Charlotte-Inland Lee-Coastal
Sarasota-Coastal Lee-
612 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT
CHARLOTTE...LEE AND SOUTH CENTRAL SARASOTA COUNTIES...

At 611 AM EST, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near North Port to 66 miles west of
Pineland. Movement was southeast at 45 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Cape Coral, Fort Myers, North Port, Bonita Springs, Punta Gorda,
Lehigh Acres, Port Charlotte, Palmona Park, Southwest Florida
Airport, Harlem Heights, Lochmoor Waterway Estates, Babcock Webb Wma,
Cypress Lake, McGregor, Babcock Ranch, Pine Manor, Matlacha
Isles-Matlacha Shores, Olga, Pineland and Buckingham.

LAT...LON 2632 8190 2640 8199 2638 8214 2644 8223
2680 8234 2700 8247 2702 8245 2703 8213
2703 8156 2642 8156 2642 8166 2632 8166
2632 8182 2633 8185
TIME...MOT...LOC 1111Z 293DEG 41KT 2711 8215 2629 8314

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