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  • Rip Current Statement

    Hillsborough County, Florida

    Start: July 21 at 8:07 PM EST

    Details

    End: July 22 at 10:07 PM EST

    FLZ050-151-155-165-230000- /O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0011.000000T0000Z-180723T0200Z/ Pinellas-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Lee- 858 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018 ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... * RIP CURRENT TIMING...Increasing wave action will create rip currents through 10 PM Sunday. * RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...Strong and frequent rip currents will be possible along area beaches. 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. 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. && $$
  • Rip Current Statement

    Manatee County, Florida

    Start: July 21 at 8:07 PM EST

    Details

    End: July 22 at 10:07 PM EST

    FLZ050-151-155-165-230000- /O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0011.000000T0000Z-180723T0200Z/ Pinellas-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Lee- 858 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018 ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... * RIP CURRENT TIMING...Increasing wave action will create rip currents through 10 PM Sunday. * RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...Strong and frequent rip currents will be possible along area beaches. 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. 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. && $$
  • Rip Current Statement

    Pinellas County, Florida

    Start: July 21 at 8:07 PM EST

    Details

    End: July 22 at 10:07 PM EST

    FLZ050-151-155-165-230000- /O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0011.000000T0000Z-180723T0200Z/ Pinellas-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Lee- 858 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018 ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... * RIP CURRENT TIMING...Increasing wave action will create rip currents through 10 PM Sunday. * RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...Strong and frequent rip currents will be possible along area beaches. 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. 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. && $$
  • Rip Current Statement

    Sarasota County, Florida

    Start: July 21 at 8:07 PM EST

    Details

    End: July 22 at 10:07 PM EST

    FLZ160-162-230000- /O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180724T0200Z/ /O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0011.000000T0000Z-180723T0200Z/ Coastal Sarasota-Coastal Charlotte- 858 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... * RIP CURRENT TIMING...Increasing wave action will create rip currents through 10 PM Sunday. * RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...Strong and frequent rip currents will be possible along area beaches. * RED TIDE HAZARDS...Possible respiratory irritation in some coastal areas. For red tide forecast information visit https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab/gomx.html * 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: Coastal northern/southern Sarasota County: Gulf coast...possible Sunday and Monday. Coastal northern/southern Charlotte County: Gulf coast and bay regions...possible Sunday and Monday. 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 at https://visitbeaches.org and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) red tide status at myfwc.com/redtidestatus. Florida red tide health information...Consult the Florida Department of Health at: www.floridahealth.gov/environmental- health/aquatic-toxins/red- tide.html 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. 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. && $$
  • Beach Hazard Statement

    Sarasota County, Florida

    Start: July 21 at 8:07 PM EST

    Details

    End: July 23 at 10:07 PM EST

    FLZ160-162-230000- /O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180724T0200Z/ /O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0011.000000T0000Z-180723T0200Z/ Coastal Sarasota-Coastal Charlotte- 858 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... * RIP CURRENT TIMING...Increasing wave action will create rip currents through 10 PM Sunday. * RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...Strong and frequent rip currents will be possible along area beaches. * RED TIDE HAZARDS...Possible respiratory irritation in some coastal areas. For red tide forecast information visit https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab/gomx.html * 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: Coastal northern/southern Sarasota County: Gulf coast...possible Sunday and Monday. Coastal northern/southern Charlotte County: Gulf coast and bay regions...possible Sunday and Monday. 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 at https://visitbeaches.org and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) red tide status at myfwc.com/redtidestatus. Florida red tide health information...Consult the Florida Department of Health at: www.floridahealth.gov/environmental- health/aquatic-toxins/red- tide.html 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. 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. && $$