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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
204 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG BAY AND GULF COUNTY BEACHES...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

There remains a high risk of life threatening rip currents
through this evening as onshore winds around 10 mph and surf
heights up to 2 feet are expected along all panhandle beaches.


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


.Tide information for Thursday December 14 2017...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
Low 05:47 AM ... High 12:16 PM ... Low 05:33 PM ... High 11:36 PM.

Apalachicola.
Low 08:00 AM ... High 03:09 PM ... Low 07:18 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
Low 05:23 AM ... High 07:25 PM.
December 14 2017: Sunrise 726 AM EST ...  Sunset 538 PM EST ...


FLZ108-150715-
South Walton-
104 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.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)        6 am    9 am    12 pm   3 pm    6 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy
Temp................45      57      64      65      57
Apparent Temp.......41      57      64      65      57
Wind (mph)..........NW 8    W 8     W 8     W 8     W 5
Wind Gust...........13      12      11      11      10
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       2       1       1
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5       5


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....58
Max Apparent Temp...57
Wind................North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-150715-
Coastal Bay-
204 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
currents are likely today.

.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)        6 am    9 am    12 pm   3 pm    6 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy
Temp................45      57      65      66      57
Apparent Temp.......42      57      65      66      57
Wind (mph)..........NW 6    W 8     W 9     W 8     W 4
Wind Gust...........13      11      12      12      9
Surf Ht (ft)........3       2       2       2       2
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5       5


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....61
Max Apparent Temp...62
Wind................North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-150715-
Coastal Gulf-
204 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 /104 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017/

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
currents are likely today.

.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)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
Chance Precip (%)...10      10      0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy
Temp................48      60      66      66      59
Apparent Temp.......45      60      66      66      59
Wind (mph)..........NW 6    NW 8    W 8     W 6     W 4
Wind Gust...........14      11      11      11      8
Surf Ht (ft)........3       2       2       2       2
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5       5


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........20 percent
High Temperature....64
Max Apparent Temp...64
Wind................North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-150715-
Coastal Franklin-
204 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.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)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
Chance Precip (%)...10      10      0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy
Temp................46      60      66      66      59
Apparent Temp.......43      60      66      66      59
Wind (mph)..........NW 6    NW 6    W 8     SW 8    SW 4
Wind Gust...........13      11      11      11      10
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5       5


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........20 percent
High Temperature....66
Max Apparent Temp...65
Wind................Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$


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