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323 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL has
issued a Lake Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM this
afternoon to 8 PM EDT this evening.
* TIMING...From 1 PM to 8 PM.
* WINDS...Southwest winds 20 to 25 MPH with higher gusts.
* IMPACTS...Hazardous conditions on area lakes.
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
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328 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin has issued a
High Rip Current Risk, which is in effect from 2 PM EDT this
afternoon through Wednesday evening.
* RIP CURRENT TIMING...Increasing wave action will create rip
currents from 2 PM this afternoon through 11 PM Wednesday.
* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...Strong rip currents will be hazardous
for those in the surf zone along area beaches.
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. For maximum safety...swim near a lifeguard.
Pay attention to 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.