622  
WHUS42 KTBW 080932  
CFWTBW  
 
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL  
532 AM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017  
 
FLZ139-142-090000-  
/O.CON.KTBW.CF.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-171009T0000Z/  
COASTAL LEVY-COASTAL CITRUS-  
532 AM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017  
 
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* COASTAL FLOODING...ABOUT 3 TO 4 FEET MEAN SEA LEVEL AT TIME OF  
HIGH TIDE.  
 
* COASTAL FLOOD TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND INUNDATION  
OF LOW LYING COASTAL ROADS WILL BE POSSIBLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES  
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.  
 

 
 

 
 
FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-090400-  
/O.CON.KTBW.RP.S.0031.000000T0000Z-171009T0400Z/  
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-  
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-  
532 AM EDT SUN OCT 8 2017  
   
..HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
* RIP CURRENT TIMING...INCREASED WAVE ACTION WILL CREATE RIP  
CURRENTS THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP  
CURRENTS WILL BE HAZARDOUS FOR THOSE IN THE SURF ZONE AT AREA  
BEACHES.  
 
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. 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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