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000
WGUS42 KTBW 261555
FLWTBW
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1055 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...A RIVER FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE ALAFIA RIVER AT LITHIA...

.WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN OF 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL LEAD
TO WATER LEVEL RISES ON AREA RIVERS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC057-270455-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FL.W.0022.141126T1800Z-141127T0712Z/
/LITF1.1.ER.141126T1800Z.141127T0000Z.141127T0112Z.NO/
1055 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA FL HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE ALAFIA RIVER AT LITHIA
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL LATE TONIGHT
* AT 10 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS...12.6 FEET
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 13.1 FEET BY THIS EVENING.THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...RIVER DRIVE AND SQUIRREL RUN WAY DOWNSTREAM OF STATE
  ROAD 640 ARE COMPLETELY COVERED BY WATER. ONE HOME BEGINS TO FLOOD.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO AFFECT RIVER DRIVE AND SQUIRREL RUN
  WAY DOWNSTREAM OF STATE ROAD 640.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 13.1 FEET ON JUN
14 1933.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

ALAFIA
 LITHIA       13  12.6  WED 10 AM  12.0   10.2    9.4    8.9    8.5


&&


LAT...LON 2787 8218 2784 8228 2789 8228 2792 8218




$$





000
WGUS42 KTBW 261555
FLWTBW
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1055 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...A RIVER FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE ALAFIA RIVER AT LITHIA...

.WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN OF 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL LEAD
TO WATER LEVEL RISES ON AREA RIVERS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC057-270455-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FL.W.0022.141126T1800Z-141127T0712Z/
/LITF1.1.ER.141126T1800Z.141127T0000Z.141127T0112Z.NO/
1055 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA FL HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE ALAFIA RIVER AT LITHIA
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL LATE TONIGHT
* AT 10 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS...12.6 FEET
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 13.1 FEET BY THIS EVENING.THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...RIVER DRIVE AND SQUIRREL RUN WAY DOWNSTREAM OF STATE
  ROAD 640 ARE COMPLETELY COVERED BY WATER. ONE HOME BEGINS TO FLOOD.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO AFFECT RIVER DRIVE AND SQUIRREL RUN
  WAY DOWNSTREAM OF STATE ROAD 640.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 13.1 FEET ON JUN
14 1933.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

ALAFIA
 LITHIA       13  12.6  WED 10 AM  12.0   10.2    9.4    8.9    8.5


&&


LAT...LON 2787 8218 2784 8228 2789 8228 2792 8218




$$



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000
WHUS42 KTAE 261545
CFWTAE

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1045 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG GULF COUNTY BEACHES...


FLZ114-270000-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0087.141126T1545Z-141127T0000Z/
COASTAL GULF-
1045 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...GULF COUNTY

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT

* BEACH FLAGS...DOUBLE RED

* SURF...1 TO 2 FEET


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. 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.

&&

$$








000
WHUS42 KTAE 261545
CFWTAE

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1045 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG GULF COUNTY BEACHES...


FLZ114-270000-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0087.141126T1545Z-141127T0000Z/
COASTAL GULF-
1045 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...GULF COUNTY

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT

* BEACH FLAGS...DOUBLE RED

* SURF...1 TO 2 FEET


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. 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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000
WHUS42 KTBW 260821
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
321 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT TODAY...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY...

.A COLD IS MOVING SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA TODAY WITH STRONG AND
GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS IN ITS WAKE. LARGE WAVES OFFSHORE WILL
PROPAGATE TOWARD THE COAST RESULTING IN DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND
OCCASIONAL HIGH SURF.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-262100-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0012.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0036.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
321 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO
4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
  BUILD SURF INTO THE 4 TO 5 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON
  WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
  EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA






000
WHUS42 KTBW 260821
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
321 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT TODAY...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY...

.A COLD IS MOVING SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA TODAY WITH STRONG AND
GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS IN ITS WAKE. LARGE WAVES OFFSHORE WILL
PROPAGATE TOWARD THE COAST RESULTING IN DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND
OCCASIONAL HIGH SURF.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-262100-
/O.CON.KTBW.SU.Y.0012.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0036.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
321 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO
4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
  BUILD SURF INTO THE 4 TO 5 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON
  WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
  EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA





000
WGUS42 KTBW 260611
FLWTBW
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
111 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...THE RIVER FLOOD WARNING FOR THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS HAS BEEN
UPGRADED TO MODERATE FLOOD...

.WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN OF 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL
CAUSE THE THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE DURING THE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH MODERATE FLOODING EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC101-261911-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141127T1830Z/
/ELFF1.2.ER.141126T1536Z.141127T0000Z.141127T1230Z.NO/
111 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS
* UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON
* AT 12 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS...14.4 FEET
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20 FEET
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 22 FEET BY WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 23 FEET...EVACUATION RECOMMENDED FOR RESIDENTS OF ANCLOTE RIVER
  ESTATES.
* IMPACT...AT 22 FEET...THERE IS WATER OVER THE ROADWAY ALONG THE ELFERS
  PARKWAY.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 22.1 FEET ON AUG 16
  2004.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

ANCLOTE RIVER
 ELFERS       20  14.4  WED 12 AM  20.1   16.0   14.4   13.8    MSG


&&


LAT...LON 2820 8263 2819 8271 2817 8271 2817 8275
 2823 8272 2824 8263



$$




000
WGUS42 KTBW 260611
FLWTBW
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
111 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...THE RIVER FLOOD WARNING FOR THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS HAS BEEN
UPGRADED TO MODERATE FLOOD...

.WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN OF 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL
CAUSE THE THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE DURING THE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH MODERATE FLOODING EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC101-261911-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141127T1830Z/
/ELFF1.2.ER.141126T1536Z.141127T0000Z.141127T1230Z.NO/
111 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS
* UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON
* AT 12 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS...14.4 FEET
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20 FEET
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 22 FEET BY WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 23 FEET...EVACUATION RECOMMENDED FOR RESIDENTS OF ANCLOTE RIVER
  ESTATES.
* IMPACT...AT 22 FEET...THERE IS WATER OVER THE ROADWAY ALONG THE ELFERS
  PARKWAY.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 22.1 FEET ON AUG 16
  2004.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

ANCLOTE RIVER
 ELFERS       20  14.4  WED 12 AM  20.1   16.0   14.4   13.8    MSG


&&


LAT...LON 2820 8263 2819 8271 2817 8271 2817 8275
 2823 8272 2824 8263



$$




000
WGUS42 KTBW 260611
FLWTBW
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
111 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...THE RIVER FLOOD WARNING FOR THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS HAS BEEN
UPGRADED TO MODERATE FLOOD...

.WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN OF 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL
CAUSE THE THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE DURING THE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH MODERATE FLOODING EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC101-261911-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141127T1830Z/
/ELFF1.2.ER.141126T1536Z.141127T0000Z.141127T1230Z.NO/
111 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS
* UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON
* AT 12 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS...14.4 FEET
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20 FEET
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 22 FEET BY WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 23 FEET...EVACUATION RECOMMENDED FOR RESIDENTS OF ANCLOTE RIVER
  ESTATES.
* IMPACT...AT 22 FEET...THERE IS WATER OVER THE ROADWAY ALONG THE ELFERS
  PARKWAY.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 22.1 FEET ON AUG 16
  2004.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

ANCLOTE RIVER
 ELFERS       20  14.4  WED 12 AM  20.1   16.0   14.4   13.8    MSG


&&


LAT...LON 2820 8263 2819 8271 2817 8271 2817 8275
 2823 8272 2824 8263



$$




000
WGUS42 KTBW 260611
FLWTBW
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
111 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...THE RIVER FLOOD WARNING FOR THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS HAS BEEN
UPGRADED TO MODERATE FLOOD...

.WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN OF 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL
CAUSE THE THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE DURING THE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH MODERATE FLOODING EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC101-261911-
/O.EXT.KTBW.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141127T1830Z/
/ELFF1.2.ER.141126T1536Z.141127T0000Z.141127T1230Z.NO/
111 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS
* UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON
* AT 12 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS...14.4 FEET
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20 FEET
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 22 FEET BY WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 23 FEET...EVACUATION RECOMMENDED FOR RESIDENTS OF ANCLOTE RIVER
  ESTATES.
* IMPACT...AT 22 FEET...THERE IS WATER OVER THE ROADWAY ALONG THE ELFERS
  PARKWAY.
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 22.1 FEET ON AUG 16
  2004.

&&


             FLD   OBSERVED         FORECAST 8AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY  TIME   THU    FRI    SAT    SUN    MON

ANCLOTE RIVER
 ELFERS       20  14.4  WED 12 AM  20.1   16.0   14.4   13.8    MSG


&&


LAT...LON 2820 8263 2819 8271 2817 8271 2817 8275
 2823 8272 2824 8263



$$



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000
WHUS42 KMFL 260400
CFWMFL

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1100 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS GULF COAST BEACHES WEDNESDAY...

FLZ069-270000-
/O.NEW.KMFL.RP.S.0031.141126T1200Z-141127T0000Z/
COASTAL COLLIER-
1100 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE GULF
  COAST BEACHES. SWIMMING IS NOT ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

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 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.

&&

$$



000
WHUS42 KMFL 260400
CFWMFL

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1100 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS GULF COAST BEACHES WEDNESDAY...

FLZ069-270000-
/O.NEW.KMFL.RP.S.0031.141126T1200Z-141127T0000Z/
COASTAL COLLIER-
1100 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE GULF
  COAST BEACHES. SWIMMING IS NOT ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

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 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.

&&

$$




000
WHUS42 KMFL 260400
CFWMFL

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1100 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS GULF COAST BEACHES WEDNESDAY...

FLZ069-270000-
/O.NEW.KMFL.RP.S.0031.141126T1200Z-141127T0000Z/
COASTAL COLLIER-
1100 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE GULF
  COAST BEACHES. SWIMMING IS NOT ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

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 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.

&&

$$



000
WHUS42 KMFL 260400
CFWMFL

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1100 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS GULF COAST BEACHES WEDNESDAY...

FLZ069-270000-
/O.NEW.KMFL.RP.S.0031.141126T1200Z-141127T0000Z/
COASTAL COLLIER-
1100 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE GULF
  COAST BEACHES. SWIMMING IS NOT ADVISED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

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 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.

&&

$$




000
WHUS42 KTBW 252003
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT ON WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE GULF WATER LATER
TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE
FORCE LATER TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THESE INCREASING
ONSHORE WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-262100-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SU.Y.0012.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0036.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST
WEDNESDAY. A RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS RIP
CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
  BUILD WAVES INTO THE 5 TO 6 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
  EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA






000
WHUS42 KTBW 252003
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT ON WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE GULF WATER LATER
TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE
FORCE LATER TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THESE INCREASING
ONSHORE WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-262100-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SU.Y.0012.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0036.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST
WEDNESDAY. A RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS RIP
CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
  BUILD WAVES INTO THE 5 TO 6 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
  EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA






000
WHUS42 KTBW 252003
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT ON WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE GULF WATER LATER
TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE
FORCE LATER TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THESE INCREASING
ONSHORE WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-262100-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SU.Y.0012.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0036.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST
WEDNESDAY. A RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS RIP
CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
  BUILD WAVES INTO THE 5 TO 6 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
  EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA






000
WHUS42 KTBW 252003
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT ON WEDNESDAY...
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE GULF WATER LATER
TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE
FORCE LATER TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THESE INCREASING
ONSHORE WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-262100-
/O.NEW.KTBW.SU.Y.0012.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0036.141126T1300Z-141126T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
303 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 4 PM EST
WEDNESDAY. A RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS RIP
CURRENT RISK IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS UP TO GALE FORCE. THESE INCREASING WINDS WILL HELP TO
  BUILD WAVES INTO THE 5 TO 6 FOOT RANGE ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
  EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA






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