Manatee County, Florida
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Lake Wind Advisory
FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-220800-
/O.NEW.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
256 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO 7 PM EST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL HAS
ISSUED A LAKE WIND ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY
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.

&&

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Rip Current Statement
FLZ155-160-211745-
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0002.170121T1500Z-170125T0000Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0001.000000T0000Z-170124T0300Z/
COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
434 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* 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.

* RED TIDE HAZARDS...POSSIBLE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION IN SOME
COASTAL AREAS.

FOR RED TIDE FORECAST INFORMATION VISIT
HTTP://TIDESANDCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV/HAB (ALL LOWER CASE).

* 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:...

SOUTHERN MANATEE COUNTY: GULF COAST...POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY. NORTHERN SARASOTA COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY REGIONS...
POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND 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
HTTP://WWW.MOTE.ORG/BEACHES AND THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE
CONSERVATION COMMISSION (FWC) RED TIDE STATUS
HTTP://MYFWC.COM/REDTIDESTATUS.

FLORIDA RED TIDE HEALTH INFORMATION...CONSULT THE FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: HTTP://WWW.FLORIDAHEALTH.GOV/ENVIRONMENTAL-
HEALTH/AQUATIC- TOXINS/RED-TIDE.HTM 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.

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.

&&

$$

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