Dunedin, Florida, United States (34697)
Lat: 28.02N, Lon: 82.77W
Wx Zone: FLZ050
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Riptide Statement
 Issued: 1001 AM EST MON FEB 08 2016
 Expires: 800 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016
 
High Surf Advisory
 Issued: 1001 AM EST MON FEB 08 2016
 Expires: 1000 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016
 
Dunedin
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RIPTIDE STATEMENT
Issue Date: 1001 AM EST MON FEB 08 2016
Expiration: 800 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016



FLZ050-151-082315-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0003.160209T0000Z-160210T1500Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0009.000000T0000Z-160212T0100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-
1001 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016



...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* HIGH SURF...SURF OF 5 TO 8 FEET CAN BE EXPECTED.

* HIGH SURF TIMING...SURF IS EXPECTED TO QUICKLY INCREASE AT 
AREA BEACHES THIS EVENING AND DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS 
TUESDAY MORNING. HIGH SURF WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO 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. 

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 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.

&&

HIGH SURF ADVISORY
Issue Date: 1001 AM EST MON FEB 08 2016
Expiration: 1000 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016



FLZ050-151-082315-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0003.160209T0000Z-160210T1500Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0009.000000T0000Z-160212T0100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-
1001 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016



...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* HIGH SURF...SURF OF 5 TO 8 FEET CAN BE EXPECTED.

* HIGH SURF TIMING...SURF IS EXPECTED TO QUICKLY INCREASE AT 
AREA BEACHES THIS EVENING AND DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS 
TUESDAY MORNING. HIGH SURF WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO 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. 

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 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.

&&

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