Coastal Manatee Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 8:23 PM EST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect through Monday evening...
... High rip current risk remains in effect through Monday
evening...
... High surf advisory remains in effect from 7 am Sunday to 9 am
EST Monday...

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin has issued a
beach hazards statement for respiratory irritation associated with
high concentrations of red tide, which is in effect through
Monday evening.

* High surf... increasing onshore winds in the 20 to 25 knot
range will produce high surf in the 5 to 7 foot range along
area beaches.

* High surf timing... from early Sunday morning through mid
morning on Monday.

* High surf impacts... increasing wave action will produce large
breaking waves and high surf along area beaches. Residents and
visitors should remain out of the water.

* Rip current timing... increasing wave action will create rip
currents along area beaches late tonight through Monday
evening.

* Rip current impacts... life threatening rip currents are likely
through Monday evening. Always swim near a lifeguard, and never
swim alone!

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

For red tide forecast information visit
https://tidesandcurrents.NOAA.Gov/hab/gomx.Html

* 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:... coastal southern Manatee county: Bay
regions... possible 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 at
https://visitbeaches.Org and the Florida fish and wildlife
conservation commission (fwc) red tide status at
myfwc.Com/redtidestatus.

Florida red tide health information... consult the Florida
department of health at: www.Floridahealth.Gov/environmental-
health/aquatic-toxins/red- tide.Html 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.

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

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. For maximum safety... swim near a lifeguard.
Pay attention to 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.







Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:27 PM EST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am to 5 PM EST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay area - Ruskin FL has
issued a lake Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 am to
5 PM EST Sunday.

* Timing... from mid morning on Sunday through late Sunday
afternoon.

* Winds... northwest winds 2o to 25 mph with higher gusts.

* Impacts... strong and gusty winds in the wake of a cold front
will bring hazardous boating conditions on area lakes on Sunday.
Small craft operators may want to postpone any trips to area
lakes on Sunday.

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.




Beach Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 8:23 PM EST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect through Monday evening...
... High rip current risk remains in effect through Monday
evening...
... High surf advisory remains in effect from 7 am Sunday to 9 am
EST Monday...

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Ruskin has issued a
beach hazards statement for respiratory irritation associated with
high concentrations of red tide, which is in effect through
Monday evening.

* High surf... increasing onshore winds in the 20 to 25 knot
range will produce high surf in the 5 to 7 foot range along
area beaches.

* High surf timing... from early Sunday morning through mid
morning on Monday.

* High surf impacts... increasing wave action will produce large
breaking waves and high surf along area beaches. Residents and
visitors should remain out of the water.

* Rip current timing... increasing wave action will create rip
currents along area beaches late tonight through Monday
evening.

* Rip current impacts... life threatening rip currents are likely
through Monday evening. Always swim near a lifeguard, and never
swim alone!

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

For red tide forecast information visit
https://tidesandcurrents.NOAA.Gov/hab/gomx.Html

* 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:... coastal southern Manatee county: Bay
regions... possible 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 at
https://visitbeaches.Org and the Florida fish and wildlife
conservation commission (fwc) red tide status at
myfwc.Com/redtidestatus.

Florida red tide health information... consult the Florida
department of health at: www.Floridahealth.Gov/environmental-
health/aquatic-toxins/red- tide.Html 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.

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

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. For maximum safety... swim near a lifeguard.
Pay attention to 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.