Sarasota, FL

7:18 AM EST on January 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Terrace Gardens | | Change Station

Elev 30 ft 27.33 °N, 82.52 °W | Updated 6 seconds ago

Overcast
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72.1 °F
Feels Like 72 °F
N
2.7
Wind Variable Wind from SSE
Gusts 8.5 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.72 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 600 ft
Scattered Clouds 2100 ft
Overcast 2800 ft
Heat Index 72 °F
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:20 AM 6:03 PM
Waning Crescent, 27% visible
METAR KSRQ 221153Z 18016G23KT 10SM SCT006 SCT021 OVC028 22/21 A2972 RMK AO2 SLP063 T02220211 10228 20222 55003
Pressure 29.72 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 600 ft
Scattered Clouds 2100 ft
Overcast 2800 ft
Heat Index 72 °F
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:20 AM 6:03 PM
Waning Crescent, 27% visible
METAR KSRQ 221153Z 18016G23KT 10SM SCT006 SCT021 OVC028 22/21 A2972 RMK AO2 SLP063 T02220211 10228 20222 55003

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

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through Monday
evening...
... 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.

* 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 Sunday and Monday.
Northern Sarasota 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
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.








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.





Small Craft Advisory, Gale Warning
Issued: 4:48 AM EST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 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.