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Alert: High Surf Advisory from 11/26/2014 8:00:00 AM to 11/26/2014 4:00:00 PM

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High Surf Advisory from 11/26/2014 8:00:00 AM to 11/26/2014 4:00:00 PM

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST
WEDNESDAY. A RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS RIP
CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
BUILD WAVES INTO THE 5 TO 6 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.
* TIMING...EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN DANGEROUS WATER ACTION IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST. THIS INCLUDES ROUGH SURF...LARGE
BREAKING WAVES...RIP CURRENTS...AND STRONG UNDERTOW.
BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO HEED LIFEGUARD WARNINGS.
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 AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.
IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

73
°F °C
Rain Showers
  • Feels Like 73°
  • Wind SW 9 mph
  • Barometer 29.93 in
  • Visibility 2 mi
  • Humidity 93%
  • Dew Point 71°

Hourly Forecast - Wed 26

  • 4a

    T-Storms

    67°

    90%
  • 5a

    T-Storms

    68°

    90%
  • 6a

    T-Storms

    68°

    60%
  • 7a

    T-Storms

    68°

    60%
  • 8a

    T-Storms

    66°

    60%
  • 9a

    Cloudy

    65°

    20%
  • 10a

    Cloudy

    63°

    20%
  • 11a

    Mostly Cloudy

    64°

    20%
  • 12p

    Mostly Cloudy

    64°

    0%
  • 1p

    Mostly Cloudy

    65°

    0%
  • 2p

    Partly Sunny

    65°

    0%
  • 3p

    Partly Sunny

    65°

    0%
  • 4p

    Partly Sunny

    65°

    0%
  • 5p

    Partly Sunny

    63°

    0%
  • 6p

    Mostly Clear

    62°

    0%
  • 7p

    Mostly Clear

    58°

    0%
  • 8p

    Mostly Clear

    57°

    0%
  • 9p

    Mostly Clear

    56°

    0%
  • 10p

    Mostly Clear

    55°

    0%
  • 11p

    Mostly Clear

    54°

    0%
  • 12a

    Mostly Clear

    53°

    0%
  • 1a

    Mostly Clear

    52°

    0%
  • 2a

    Mostly Clear

    52°

    0%
  • 3a

    Mostly Clear

    51°

    0%
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