Dunedin, Florida, United States (34697)
Lat: 28.02N, Lon: 82.77W
Wx Zone: FLZ050
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RIPTIDE STATEMENT
 Issued:3:38 PM Mon, Jul 28, 2014
 Expires:8:00 PM Tue, Jul 29, 2014
 
Dunedin
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RIPTIDE STATEMENT
Issue Date:3:38 PM Mon, Jul 28, 2014
Expiration:8:00 PM Tue, Jul 29, 2014
...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.ELEVATED WESTERLY WINDS WILL KEEP A MODERATE RISK OF RIP
CURRENTS IN EFFECT FOR THE BEACHES OF WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA THROUGH TUESDAY.


...RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES. RIP 
CURRENTS ARE VERY DANGEROUS AND CAN PULL EVEN THE STRONGEST 
SWIMMERS OUT INTO DEEPER WATERS. 

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.

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