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High surf advisory in effect until 4 p.m. Thursday

By Staff | Dec 2, 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 PM EST THURSDAY.

INCREASING SOUTH TO SOUTHWESTERLY WIND FLOW AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT WILL GENERATE LARGE BREAKING WAVES AND HAZARDOUS SURF CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN FACING BEACHES WILL FIRST BE IMPACTED THIS AFTERNOON…THEN AS WINDS SHIFT TO THE WEST THROUGH THURSDAY…ALL AREA BEACHES WILL BE AFFECTED. STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL ALSO OCCUR.

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 STRONGLY URGED TO NOT ENTER THE WATERS DURING DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.

Source: City of Sanibel