Punta Gorda, FL (33951)

2:00 PM EST on February 09, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 7 ft 26.90 °N, 82.04 °W | Updated 53 seconds ago

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63.0 °F
Feels Like 63.0 °F
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9.6
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 12.3 mph

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Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4800 ft
Overcast 6500 ft
Dew Point 45 °F
Humidity 51%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:09 AM 6:15 PM
New Moon, 2% visible
METAR KPGD 091853Z 29013G24KT 10SM SCT048 OVC065 17/07 A3004 RMK AO2 PK WND 31028/1836 SLP172 T01670072
Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4800 ft
Overcast 6500 ft
Dew Point 45 °F
Humidity 51%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:09 AM 6:15 PM
New Moon, 2% visible
METAR KPGD 091853Z 29013G24KT 10SM SCT048 OVC065 17/07 A3004 RMK AO2 PK WND 31028/1836 SLP172 T01670072

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High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:50 AM EST Feb. 9, 2016 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 1 PM EST
Wednesday...
... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through Thursday
evening...
... High rip current risk remains in effect through Thursday
evening...

* high surf... surf of 5 to 8 feet can be expected.

* High surf timing... through Wednesday morning.

* High surf impacts... high surf will create dangerous rip
currents along area beaches. The extended period of large surf
may also result in beach erosion.

* Rip current timing... through Thursday evening.

* Rip current impacts... large breaking surf will result in a
high risk of frequent dangerous rip currents along area
beaches through Thursday evening.

* Red tide hazards... possible respiratory irritation in some
coastal areas through 1thursday evening.

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: northern Charlotte county: Gulf Coast and Bay
regions... possible Monday and Tuesday. Southern Charlotte
county: Bay regions... possible Monday and Tuesday.

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: 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 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.

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.







Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:12 AM EST Feb. 9, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 6 PM
EST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay area - Ruskin FL has
issued a lake Wind Advisory... which is in effect from 11 am this
morning to 6 PM EST this evening.

* Timing... 11 am to 6 PM EST

* winds... sustained winds of 20 to 25 mph with some higher gusts
over area lakes.

* Impacts... hazardous boating conditions on area lakes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast
to be 20 to 29 mph with frequent gusts to near or above gale
force for at least 3 hours. Winds of these magnitudes will
create rough conditions on larger area lakes which could produce
damage to... or flip... small pleasure craft.

Outdoor enthusiasts may wish to postpone lake related activities
until conditions improve.