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000
WHUS42 KTBW 260836
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
436 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.STEADY ONSHORE WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE DAY AND WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED RISK OF MORE FREQUENT AND
STRONGER RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

FLZ050-155-160-162-165-270000-
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-150427T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
COASTAL LEE-
436 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE STRONGER
  AND MORE FREQUENT THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA





000
WHUS42 KTBW 260836
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
436 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.STEADY ONSHORE WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE DAY AND WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED RISK OF MORE FREQUENT AND
STRONGER RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

FLZ050-155-160-162-165-270000-
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-150427T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
COASTAL LEE-
436 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE STRONGER
  AND MORE FREQUENT THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA




000
WHUS42 KTBW 260836
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
436 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.STEADY ONSHORE WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE DAY AND WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED RISK OF MORE FREQUENT AND
STRONGER RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

FLZ050-155-160-162-165-270000-
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-150427T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
COASTAL LEE-
436 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE STRONGER
  AND MORE FREQUENT THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA





000
WHUS42 KTBW 260836
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
436 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.STEADY ONSHORE WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE DAY AND WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED RISK OF MORE FREQUENT AND
STRONGER RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

FLZ050-155-160-162-165-270000-
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-150427T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
COASTAL LEE-
436 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE STRONGER
  AND MORE FREQUENT THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA




000
WHUS42 KTBW 251853
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
253 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH SUNDAY...

.STEADY ONSHORE WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE DAY ON SUNDAY WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED RISK OF MORE FREQUENT
AND STRONGER RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

FLZ050-155-160-162-165-261100-
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-150427T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
COASTAL LEE-
253 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE STRONGER
  AND MORE FREQUENT THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA





000
WHUS42 KTBW 251853
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
253 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH SUNDAY...

.STEADY ONSHORE WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE DAY ON SUNDAY WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED RISK OF MORE FREQUENT
AND STRONGER RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

FLZ050-155-160-162-165-261100-
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-150427T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
COASTAL LEE-
253 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE STRONGER
  AND MORE FREQUENT THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA




000
WHUS42 KTBW 250732
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
332 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...

.STEADY ONSHORE WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS FROM LATE SATURDAY
MORNING THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED RISK
OF MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

FLZ050-155-160-162-165-260000-
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0004.150425T1500Z-150427T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
COASTAL LEE-
332 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

* HAZARDS...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE STRONGER
  AND MORE FREQUENT THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA




000
WHUS42 KTBW 250732
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
332 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...

.STEADY ONSHORE WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS FROM LATE SATURDAY
MORNING THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED RISK
OF MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

FLZ050-155-160-162-165-260000-
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0004.150425T1500Z-150427T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
COASTAL LEE-
332 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

* HAZARDS...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE STRONGER
  AND MORE FREQUENT THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA





000
WHUS42 KTBW 241834
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
234 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...

.STEADY ONSHORE WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS FROM LATE SATURDAY
MORNING THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED
RISK OF MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

FLZ050-155-160-162-165-251200-
/O.NEW.KTBW.BH.S.0004.150425T1500Z-150427T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
COASTAL LEE-
234 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE STRONGER AND
  MORE FREQUENT THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA




000
WHUS42 KTBW 241834
CFWTBW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
234 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...

.STEADY ONSHORE WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS FROM LATE SATURDAY
MORNING THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED
RISK OF MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

FLZ050-155-160-162-165-251200-
/O.NEW.KTBW.BH.S.0004.150425T1500Z-150427T0000Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
COASTAL LEE-
234 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE STRONGER AND
  MORE FREQUENT THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA





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