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FZUS52 KTAE 051513
SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1113 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016


...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS TODAY AT GULF COUNTY BEACHES...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL BE STRONG TODAY...WITH SUSTAINED WINDS
AROUND 10-15 MPH AND GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH. WINDS WILL BE
PARALLEL TO THE COASTLINE AT GULF COUNTY BEACHES INCREASING THE
RIP CURRENT RISK TO HIGH. SURF HEIGHTS WILL PEAK AROUND 2 TO 3
FEET TODAY. WINDS WILL BE WEAKER TOMORROW...ALLOWING SURF HEIGHTS
TO LOWER AS WELL.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR THURSDAY MAY 05 2016...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 02:00 AM ... LOW 07:44 AM ... HIGH 01:47 PM ... LOW 08:29 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 04:06 AM ... LOW 09:39 AM ... HIGH 02:59 PM ... LOW 10:26 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 09:37 AM ... LOW 06:45 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
MAY 5 2016: SUNRISE 650 AM EDT SUNSET 818 PM EDT


FLZ108-061515-
SOUTH WALTON-
1013 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.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. IF
CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...STAY CALM AND SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...THEN SWIM TOWARDS SHORE.
NEVER SWIM ALONE AND WHEN POSSIBLE SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD FOR MAXIMUM
SAFETY. 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 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................70      74      76      71
APPARENT TEMP.......70      74      76      71
WIND (MPH)..........NW 13   NW 16   NW 14   NW 11
WIND GUST...........19      20      20      19
SURF HT (FT)........1       3       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       3       3       3


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...77
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-061515-
COASTAL BAY-
1113 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.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. IF
CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...STAY CALM AND SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...THEN SWIM TOWARDS SHORE.
NEVER SWIM ALONE AND WHEN POSSIBLE SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD FOR MAXIMUM
SAFETY. 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 (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................70      74      75      71
APPARENT TEMP.......70      74      75      71
WIND (MPH)..........NW 13   NW 17   NW 16   NW 11
WIND GUST...........19      21      21      20
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       4       4       4


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...77
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-061515-
COASTAL GULF-
1113 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016 /1013 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016/

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          RED (UPDATED 11 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 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................72      76      76      71
APPARENT TEMP.......72      76      76      71
WIND (MPH)..........NW 12   NW 17   NW 16   NW 12
WIND GUST...........20      23      23      22
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........6       4       4       4


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...76
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-061515-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1113 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
                      TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          YELLOW (UPDATED 11 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE SURF ZONE. IF
CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...STAY CALM AND SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...THEN SWIM TOWARDS SHORE.
NEVER SWIM ALONE AND WHEN POSSIBLE SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD FOR MAXIMUM
SAFETY. 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)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................72      75      76      71
APPARENT TEMP.......72      75      76      71
WIND (MPH)..........NW 13   NW 17   NW 16   NW 11
WIND GUST...........20      23      23      20
SURF HT (FT)........1       0       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       4       4


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...76
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$


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