Sarasota, FL

5:27 PM EST on January 23, 2017 (GMT -0500)
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Elev -9999 ft 0.00 °N, 0.00 °E | Updated 5 minutes ago

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Pressure 29.63 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2800 ft
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7:19 AM 6:04 PM
Waning Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KSRQ 232153Z AUTO 30023G28KT 10SM SCT028 21/14 A2963 RMK AO2 PK WND 30034/2120 SLP033 T02110139
Pressure 29.63 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2800 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall --
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7:19 AM 6:04 PM
Waning Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KSRQ 232153Z AUTO 30023G28KT 10SM SCT028 21/14 A2963 RMK AO2 PK WND 30034/2120 SLP033 T02110139

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High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 2:48 PM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 1 PM EST Tuesday...
... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 10 PM EST this
evening...
... High rip current risk remains in effect through Tuesday
evening...

* high surf... 6-8 ft today and 4-6 ft Tuesday.

* High surf timing... this afternoon 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... this afternoon through Tuesday evening.

* Rip current impacts... strong and dangerous rip currents are
forecast which will be hazardous for those in the surf zone.

* Red tide hazards... possible respiratory irritation in some
coastal areas.

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:...

Southern Manatee county: Gulf Coast... possible Monday. Northern
Sarasota county: Gulf Coast and Bay regions... possible today.

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 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. 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.







Gale Warning, Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 2:48 PM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Gale Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST this evening...
... Small Craft Advisory in effect from 7 PM this evening to 4 am
EST Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin has issued a
Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 7 PM this evening
to 4 am EST Tuesday.

* Winds... around 30 knots with gusts to 40 knots... decreasing to
around 20 knots.

* Waves/seas... 12 to 20 feet.

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.




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