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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1111 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE GULF COUNTY BEACHES...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Strong northerly winds will lead to a high risk of rip currents
along Gulf County beaches, with a moderate risk of rip currents
elsewhere.

Water Temperature:
65 degrees at Panama City Beach.
51 degrees at the FSU Coastal and Marine Lab near Apalachicola.


.Tide information for Wednesday January 17 2018...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 01:37 AM ... Low 08:33 AM ... High 02:53 PM ... Low 08:17 PM.

Apalachicola.
High 02:29 AM ... Low 10:47 AM ... High 05:51 PM ... Low 10:20 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
Low 07:47 AM ... High 09:31 PM.
January 17 2018: Sunrise 734 AM EST ...  Sunset 601 PM EST ...


FLZ108-180000-
South Walton-
1011 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

.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. Don`t 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 7 or high exposure.


Time (local)        9 am    12 pm   3 pm    6 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................27      34      36      31
Apparent Temp.......14      23      26      21
Wind (mph)..........N 18    N 19    N 17    N 14
Wind Gust...........27      27      26      25
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       0
Period (s)..........4       4       4       4


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....46
Max Apparent Temp...44
Wind................North winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-180000-
Coastal Bay-
1111 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.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. Don`t 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 (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........PtCldy  Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................29      36      38      33
Apparent Temp.......18      26      28      23
Wind (mph)..........N 17    N 18    N 17    N 14
Wind Gust...........25      26      26      25
Surf Ht (ft)........4       3       3       3
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....47
Max Apparent Temp...44
Wind................North winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-180000-
Coastal Gulf-
1111 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018 /1011 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018/

.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 changing to double red,
remember that means the water is closed.

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........MoCldy  Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................33      39      41      35
Apparent Temp.......22      30      31      25
Wind (mph)..........N 17    N 19    N 19    N 17
Wind Gust...........28      29      30      31
Surf Ht (ft)........4       3       3       3
Period (s)..........6       6       5       5


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....47
Max Apparent Temp...45
Wind................Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph backing north
                    around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-180000-
Coastal Franklin-
1111 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.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. Swim
near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don`t 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 (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........MoCldy  Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................34      40      41      35
Apparent Temp.......23      32      32      25
Wind (mph)..........N 16    NW 18   N 18    N 16
Wind Gust...........26      26      29      30
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       1       1
Period (s)..........4       4       4       4


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....48
Max Apparent Temp...48
Wind................North winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$


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