Hillsborough County, Florida
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High Surf Advisory
FLZ050-151-162-165-240915-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170124T1800Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0002.000000T0000Z-170125T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
248 PM 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...THIS AFTERNOON 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...THIS AFTERNOON 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.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement
FLZ050-151-162-165-240915-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170124T1800Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0002.000000T0000Z-170125T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
248 PM 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...THIS AFTERNOON 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...THIS AFTERNOON 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.

&&

$$


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