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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
403 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

SURF HEIGHTS ARE GRADUALLY LOWERING IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG COLD
FRONT...THOUGH A MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS STILL EXIST TODAY.
TOMORROW...MODEST EASTERLY WINDS WILL CREATE ENHANCED SURF ALONG
EASTWARD FACING BEACHES AND WILL LIKELY ENHANCE THE LONGSHORE
CURRENTS ELSEWHERE. THUS RIP CURRENTS REMAIN LIKELY INTO THURSDAY.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR WEDNESDAY APRIL 16 2014...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 03:46 AM ... LOW 09:17 AM ... HIGH 03:17 PM ... LOW 10:07 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 06:20 AM ... LOW 11:13 AM ... HIGH 04:29 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 10:59 AM ... LOW 08:48 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
APRIL 16 2014: SUNRISE 709 AM EDT SUNSET 806 PM EDT


FLZ108-161800-
SOUTH WALTON-
303 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE UPDATED UPON COORDINATION WITH THE BEACH
PATROLS AND BEACH FLAGS AROUND 10 AM EDT.

THE GENERAL OUTLOOK FOR TODAY IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. PEOPLE
SHOULD ENTER THE WATER ONLY IF THEY ARE EXPERIENCED WITH SWIMMING IN
THE SURF. NEVER SWIM ALONE...EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...AND MAKE
SURE SOMEONE KNOWS WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP
CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE UNTIL YOU ARE OUT OF THE
PULL OF THE RIP CURRENT. ALWAYS CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH FLAG SYSTEM.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 9 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................41      53      62      67      61
APPARENT TEMP.......34      53      62      67      61
WIND (MPH)..........NE 11   NE 11   NE 8    NE 8    NE 9
WIND GUST...........22      16      11      12      15
SURF HT (FT)........0       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       4       6       5


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....69
MAX APPARENT TEMP...71
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-161800-
COASTAL BAY-
303 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE UPDATED UPON COORDINATION WITH THE BEACH
PATROLS AND BEACH FLAGS AROUND 10 AM EDT.

THE GENERAL OUTLOOK FOR TODAY IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. PEOPLE
SHOULD ENTER THE WATER ONLY IF THEY ARE EXPERIENCED WITH SWIMMING IN
THE SURF. NEVER SWIM ALONE...EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...AND MAKE
SURE SOMEONE KNOWS WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP
CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE UNTIL YOU ARE OUT OF THE
PULL OF THE RIP CURRENT. ALWAYS CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH FLAG SYSTEM.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 9 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   PTCLDY
TEMP................41      54      64      68      61
APPARENT TEMP.......35      54      64      68      61
WIND (MPH)..........NE 11   NE 11   NE 8    NE 8    NE 8
WIND GUST...........23      16      11      11      15
SURF HT (FT)........1       0       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       3       6       3


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........30 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....70
MAX APPARENT TEMP...70
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-161800-
COASTAL GULF-
403 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE UPDATED UPON COORDINATION WITH THE BEACH
PATROLS AND BEACH FLAGS AROUND 10 AM EDT.

THE GENERAL OUTLOOK FOR TODAY IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. PEOPLE
SHOULD ENTER THE WATER ONLY IF THEY ARE EXPERIENCED WITH SWIMMING IN
THE SURF. NEVER SWIM ALONE...EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...AND MAKE
SURE SOMEONE KNOWS WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP
CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE UNTIL YOU ARE OUT OF THE
PULL OF THE RIP CURRENT. ALWAYS CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH FLAG SYSTEM.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 9 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   PTCLDY
TEMP................43      55      64      68      62
APPARENT TEMP.......37      55      64      68      62
WIND (MPH)..........NE 12   NE 11   NE 8    E 8     E 9
WIND GUST...........22      16      12      13      17
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       4       5       3


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........30 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....70
MAX APPARENT TEMP...70
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-161800-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
403 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE UPDATED UPON COORDINATION WITH THE BEACH
PATROLS AND BEACH FLAGS AROUND 10 AM EDT.

THE GENERAL OUTLOOK FOR TODAY IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. PEOPLE
SHOULD ENTER THE WATER ONLY IF THEY ARE EXPERIENCED WITH SWIMMING IN
THE SURF. NEVER SWIM ALONE...EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...AND MAKE
SURE SOMEONE KNOWS WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP
CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE UNTIL YOU ARE OUT OF THE
PULL OF THE RIP CURRENT. ALWAYS CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH FLAG SYSTEM.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 9 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   PTCLDY
TEMP................43      56      64      69      62
APPARENT TEMP.......36      56      64      69      62
WIND (MPH)..........NE 12   NE 11   NE 9    NE 9    E 10
WIND GUST...........22      18      16      17      19
SURF HT (FT)........1       2       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4       4


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........30 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....72
MAX APPARENT TEMP...73
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


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