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FZUS52 KTAE 181513
SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1013 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017


...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG THE BEACHES OF WALTON
COUNTY...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN WALTON COUNTY TODAY...AND
MODERATE RISK ELSEWHERE. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH WITH SURF
HEIGHTS OF 1 TO 2 FEET. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 15
MPH THURSDAY WITH SURF INCREASING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT.

WATER TEMPERATURE:
62 DEGREES AT PANAMA CITY BEACH.
66 DEGREES AT THE FSU COASTAL AND MARINE LAB NEAR APALACHICOLA.


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18 2017...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 05:31 AM ... LOW 11:37 AM ... HIGH 06:05 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 02:14 AM ... HIGH 07:27 AM ... LOW 01:46 PM ... HIGH 08:13 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 08:34 AM ... HIGH 04:29 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
JANUARY 18 2017: SUNRISE 734 AM EST ...  SUNSET 602 PM EST ...


FLZ108-191515-
SOUTH WALTON-
913 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          RED (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. WHEN THE RIP
CURRENT RISK IS HIGH...THE SURF AND WATER CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS
FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGED TO DOUBLE
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      20      10
WEATHER TYPE........SHWRS   SHWRS   SHWRS   MOCLDY
TEMP................69      75      74      69
APPARENT TEMP.......69      75      74      69
WIND (MPH)..........S 3     S 4     S 4     S 2
WIND GUST...........9       10      10      9
SURF HT (FT)........3       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....75
MAX APPARENT TEMP...76
WIND................SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-191515-
COASTAL BAY-
1013 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
                      TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          YELLOW (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE SURF ZONE. SWIM
NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DONT FIGHT
THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE
TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP. IF
TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. ALWAYS
HEED THE ADVICE OF THE LOCAL BEACH PATROL AND CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH
FLAG SYSTEM. IF IN DOUBT...DON`T GO OUT.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      20      10
WEATHER TYPE........SHWRS   SHWRS   SHWRS   MOCLDY
TEMP................69      74      73      68
APPARENT TEMP.......69      74      73      68
WIND (MPH)..........S 3     S 5     S 4     S 2
WIND GUST...........11      11      11      9
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...78
WIND................SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-191515-
COASTAL GULF-
1013 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017 /913 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017/

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
                      TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          YELLOW (UPDATED 10 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE SURF ZONE. SWIM
NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DONT FIGHT
THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE
TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP. IF
TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. ALWAYS
HEED THE ADVICE OF THE LOCAL BEACH PATROL AND CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH
FLAG SYSTEM. IF IN DOUBT...DON`T GO OUT.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      30      30      10
WEATHER TYPE........SHWRS   SHWRS   SHWRS   MOCLDY
TEMP................69      73      73      68
APPARENT TEMP.......69      73      73      68
WIND (MPH)..........S 4     S 5     S 4     S 2
WIND GUST...........12      12      11      9
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...78
WIND................SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-191515-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1013 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
                      TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          YELLOW (UPDATED 10 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE SURF ZONE. SWIM
NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DONT FIGHT
THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE
TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP. IF
TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. ALWAYS
HEED THE ADVICE OF THE LOCAL BEACH PATROL AND CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH
FLAG SYSTEM. IF IN DOUBT...DON`T GO OUT.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      30      30      10
WEATHER TYPE........SHWRS   SHWRS   SHWRS   MOCLDY
TEMP................69      72      72      68
APPARENT TEMP.......69      72      72      68
WIND (MPH)..........S 3     S 4     S 4     SE 2
WIND GUST...........10      11      11      10
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       5


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...78
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$



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