975  
FZUS52 KTBW 240900  
SRFTBW  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL  
500 AM EDT MON SEP 24 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION WITH A LIGHT EASTERLY  
FLOW SHIFTING TO ONSHORE DURING THE AFTERNOON. PLENTY OF MOISTURE  
WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE AREA AND THIS COMBINED WITH THE SEA BREEZE  
AND DAYTIME HEATING WILL LEAD TO SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
FLZ139-142-148-149-242100-  
COASTAL LEVY-COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CEDAR KEY, HUDSON BEACH,  
AND MCKETHAN PINE ISLAND PARK  
500 AM EDT MON SEP 24 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.  
BEACH WINDS.........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING ONSHORE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
SURF................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
WATER CONDITION.....SMOOTH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...87 DEGREES.  
UVI INDEX...........HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING.  
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW RISK...STRONG CURRENTS CAN OCCUR NEAR PIERS  
AND JETTIES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE  
WITH YOU IN THE WATER.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT CEDAR KEY...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 8:15 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 2:12 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 8:38 PM  
 
 
AT SAINT PETERSBURG...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 8:12 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 2:28 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 8:52 PM  
 
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET...  
SEPTEMBER 24 2018.....SUNRISE 720 AM EDT SUNSET 724 PM EDT  
SEPTEMBER 25 2018.....SUNRISE 720 AM EDT SUNSET 723 PM EDT  
 

 
 
FLZ050-155-160-242100-  
PINELLAS-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BRADENTON BEACH, CLEARWATER BEACH,  
SIESTA KEY, SAINT PETE BEACH, AND VENICE BEACH  
500 AM EDT MON SEP 24 2018  
   
..BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) IN THE MORNING THEN  
PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) WITH SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.  
BEACH WINDS.........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING ONSHORE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
SURF................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
WATER CONDITION.....SMOOTH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...87 DEGREES.  
UVI INDEX...........HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....INFREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING.  
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW RISK...STRONG CURRENTS CAN OCCUR NEAR PIERS  
AND JETTIES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE  
WITH YOU IN THE WATER.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SAINT PETERSBURG...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 8:12 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 2:28 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 8:52 PM  
 
 
AT VENICE INLET...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 6:34 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:26 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:14 PM  
 
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET...  
SEPTEMBER 24 2018.....SUNRISE 720 AM EDT SUNSET 724 PM EDT  
SEPTEMBER 25 2018.....SUNRISE 720 AM EDT SUNSET 723 PM EDT  
 

 
 
FLZ151-242100-  
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-  
500 AM EDT MON SEP 24 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) IN THE MORNING THEN  
PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) WITH SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.  
BEACH WINDS.........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING ONSHORE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
SURF................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
WATER CONDITION.....SMOOTH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...87 DEGREES.  
UVI INDEX...........HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....INFREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING.  
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW RISK...STRONG CURRENTS CAN OCCUR NEAR PIERS  
AND JETTIES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE  
WITH YOU IN THE WATER.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT SAINT PETERSBURG...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 8:12 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 2:28 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 8:52 PM  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET...  
SEPTEMBER 24 2018.....SUNRISE 720 AM EDT SUNSET 724 PM EDT  
SEPTEMBER 25 2018.....SUNRISE 720 AM EDT SUNSET 723 PM EDT  
 

 
 
FLZ162-242100-  
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF BOCA GRANDE AND ENGLEWOOD  
500 AM EDT MON SEP 24 2018  
   
..BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) IN THE MORNING THEN  
PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) WITH SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.  
BEACH WINDS.........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING ONSHORE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
SURF................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
WATER CONDITION.....SMOOTH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...87 DEGREES.  
UVI INDEX...........HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING.  
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW RISK...STRONG CURRENTS CAN OCCUR NEAR PIERS  
AND JETTIES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE  
WITH YOU IN THE WATER.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT VENICE INLET...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 6:34 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 12:26 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:14 PM  
 
 
AT FORT MYERS BEACH...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 6:38 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 1:18 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:18 PM  
 
 
AT PUNTA GORDA...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 9:39 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 3:34 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 10:19 PM  
 
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET...  
SEPTEMBER 24 2018.....SUNRISE 717 AM EDT SUNSET 722 PM EDT  
SEPTEMBER 25 2018.....SUNRISE 717 AM EDT SUNSET 720 PM EDT  
 

 
 
FLZ165-242100-  
COASTAL LEE-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF FORT MYERS BEACH AND SANIBEL ISLAND  
500 AM EDT MON SEP 24 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT) IN THE MORNING THEN  
PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) WITH SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.  
BEACH WINDS.........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING ONSHORE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
SURF................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
WATER CONDITION.....SMOOTH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...87 DEGREES.  
UVI INDEX...........HIGH.  
LIGHTNING THREAT....FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING.  
RIP CURRENT RISK....LOW RISK...STRONG CURRENTS CAN OCCUR NEAR PIERS  
AND JETTIES. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE  
WITH YOU IN THE WATER.  
 
TIDE INFORMATION...  
 
AT FORT MYERS BEACH...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 6:38 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 1:18 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 7:18 PM  
 
 
AT PUNTA GORDA...  
 
LOW TIDE AT 9:39 AM  
HIGH TIDE AT 3:34 PM  
LOW TIDE AT 10:19 PM  
 
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET...  
SEPTEMBER 24 2018.....SUNRISE 717 AM EDT SUNSET 722 PM EDT  
SEPTEMBER 25 2018.....SUNRISE 717 AM EDT SUNSET 720 PM EDT  
 

 
 
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