Fort Myers Beach, FL

6:50 PM EST on January 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
The Healing Cottage | | Change Station

Elev 20 ft 26.43 °N, 81.91 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
73.0 °F
Feels Like 73 °F
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19.0
Wind Variable Wind from South

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.64 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Few 10000 ft
Heat Index 73 °F
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 83%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:16 AM 6:03 PM
Waning Crescent, 23% visible
METAR KFMY 222253Z 20011G23KT 7SM FEW100 25/22 A2963 RMK AO2 SLP035 T02500222
Pressure 29.64 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Few 10000 ft
Heat Index 73 °F
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 83%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:16 AM 6:03 PM
Waning Crescent, 23% visible
METAR KFMY 222253Z 20011G23KT 7SM FEW100 25/22 A2963 RMK AO2 SLP035 T02500222

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High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 5:01 AM EST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Tuesday
evening...
... High surf advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 1 PM
EST Tuesday...
... Minor coastal flooding possible today around high tide...

* coastal flooding... tides 2-3 ft above normal during high tide.

* Coastal flood timing... 12 PM through midnight today.

* Coastal flood impacts... minor coastal flooding and overwash
especially during this afternoons high tide cycle.

* High surf... 3-5 ft today, 5-7 ft Monday, and 4-6 ft Tuesday.

* High surf timing... today through Tuesday.

* High surf impacts... a high surf advisory means that high surf will
affect beaches in the advisory area... producing localized beach
erosion and dangerous swimming conditions.

* 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.

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. 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.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.







Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:44 AM EST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory remains in effect from 10 am this morning
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.





Marine Warning, Gale Warning
Issued: 6:44 PM EST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Ruskin has issued a

* special marine warning for...
coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 nm...
coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 nm...
waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 nm...
waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 nm...

* until 730 PM EST

* at 643 PM EST... severe thunderstorms capable of producing
waterspouts was located 29 nm southwest of Siesta Key... moving
northeast at 50 knots.

Hazard... waterspouts and wind gusts in excess of 50 knots.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... waterspouts can quickly form and capsize boats... damage
           vessels... and create suddenly higher waves. Make sure all
           on board are in a secure location and wearing life
           jackets. Expect wind gusts in excess of 50 knots and
           suddenly higher waves. Boats could sustain significant
           damage or capsize. Make sure all on board are wearing
           life jackets. Return to safe Harbor if possible.

* Locations impacted include...
md3 reef... m6 reef... m9 reef... m15 reef... m4 reef... md1 reef... m7
reef... m8 reef... m17 reef... Lynn silvertooth reef... d6 reef... m10
reef... m5 reef... m1 reef... bob Johnson reef... md4 reef... m16
reef... m13 reef... md2 reef and m3 reef.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Move to safe Harbor until hazardous weather passes.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1000 PM EST for west central
Florida.

Lat... Lon 2649 8317 2693 8342 2745 8270 2696 8238
      2637 8311
time... Mot... loc 2343z 232deg 45kt 2697 8300

Waterspout... possible
hail... 0.00in
wind... 50kts


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448 am EST sun Jan 22 2017

... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM EST this
afternoon...
... Gale Warning in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM EST
Monday...

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin has issued a
Gale Warning, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM
EST Monday. The gale watch is no longer in effect.

* Winds... 30 to 35 knots Sunday and Monday with gusts to 40
knots.

* Waves/seas... 7 to 10 feet today building to 10 to 15 feet
Monday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.