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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1048 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...
Clouds will continue to increase today with isolated rainshowers
possible across the beaches this afternoon. Winds will become
southerly today at 10 to 15 mph. Moderate risk of rip currents
will continue today across all beaches.

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


.Tide information for Sunday December 17 2017...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 12:45 AM ... Low 07:43 AM ... High 02:04 PM ... Low 07:20 PM.

Apalachicola.
High 01:27 AM ... Low 09:59 AM ... High 05:19 PM ... Low 09:23 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
Low 07:03 AM ... High 08:18 PM.
December 17 2017: Sunrise 728 AM EST ...  Sunset 539 PM EST ...


FLZ108-180000-
South Walton-
948 AM CST Sun Dec 17 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. 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 (%)...10      20      20      40
Weather Type........MoCldy  Rain    Rain    Shwrs
Temp................61      69      69      66
Apparent Temp.......61      69      69      66
Wind (mph)..........SE 11   SE 12   SE 10   SE 9
Wind Gust...........17      18      15      13
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       2       2
Period (s)..........4       4       5       5


.Monday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........40 percent
High Temperature....73
Max Apparent Temp...73
Wind................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............2 to 4 feet.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-180000-
Coastal Bay-
1048 AM EST Sun Dec 17 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. 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 (%)...10      20      20      40
Weather Type........MoCldy  Rain    Rain    Shwrs
Temp................61      69      69      66
Apparent Temp.......61      69      69      66
Wind (mph)..........SE 11   S 13    SE 10   SE 9
Wind Gust...........18      19      15      13
Surf Ht (ft)........1       2       2       2
Period (s)..........3       4       5       5


.Monday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....74
Max Apparent Temp...75
Wind................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............2 to 4 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-180000-
Coastal Gulf-
1048 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017 /948 AM CST Sun Dec 17 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. 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 (%)...10      30      30      30
Weather Type........MoCldy  Rain    Rain    Shwrs
Temp................63      69      69      66
Apparent Temp.......63      69      69      66
Wind (mph)..........SE 12   SE 12   SE 10   SE 8
Wind Gust...........17      17      14      12
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........4       4       5       5


.Monday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........20 percent
High Temperature....73
Max Apparent Temp...74
Wind................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 2 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-180000-
Coastal Franklin-
1048 AM EST Sun Dec 17 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. 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 (%)...10      30      30      30
Weather Type........MoCldy  Rain    Rain    Shwrs
Temp................63      67      67      65
Apparent Temp.......63      67      67      65
Wind (mph)..........SE 11   SE 10   SE 8    SE 6
Wind Gust...........16      16      13      11
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       2       1
Period (s)..........4       4       4       5


.Monday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........20 percent
High Temperature....73
Max Apparent Temp...74
Wind................South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$


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