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FZUS52 KTAE 241423
SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1023 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017


...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND
BIG BEND BEACHES...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

STRONG SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL LEAD TO INCREASING
SURF...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE WEST FACING BEACHES. SURF IN EXCESS OF
6 FEET IS LIKELY ALONG THE PANHANDLE COAST. A HIGH RIP CURRENT
RISK IS EXPECTED AT ALL BEACHES. WINDS AND SURF WILL DECREASE ON
THURSDAY WHEN A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR WEDNESDAY MAY 24 2017...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 02:08 AM ... LOW 07:36 AM ... HIGH 01:35 PM ... LOW 08:30 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 04:33 AM ... LOW 09:21 AM ... HIGH 02:34 PM ... LOW 10:29 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 09:11 AM ... LOW 07:08 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
MAY 24 2017: SUNRISE 638 AM EDT SUNSET 830 PM EDT


FLZ108-251430-
SOUTH WALTON-
923 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          DOUBLE RED (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

IN DOUBLE RED FLAG CONDITIONS...THE WATER IS CLOSED. DANGEROUS AND
POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ARE OCCURRING. THE SURF AND WATER
CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...60      60      30      30      0
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   CLEAR
TEMP................73      77      78      78      76
APPARENT TEMP.......73      77      78      79      76
WIND (MPH)..........SW 11   W 13    W 18    W 20    W 16
WIND GUST...........18      20      25      27      23
SURF HT (FT)........3       4       4       4       5
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6       7


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....80
MAX APPARENT TEMP...80
WIND................WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-251430-
COASTAL BAY-
1023 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          DOUBLE RED (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

IN DOUBLE RED FLAG CONDITIONS...THE WATER IS CLOSED. DANGEROUS AND
POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ARE OCCURRING. THE SURF AND WATER
CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...70      70      50      50      0
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   PTCLDY
TEMP................73      76      78      78      75
APPARENT TEMP.......73      76      78      78      75
WIND (MPH)..........SW 13   W 17    W 19    W 21    W 18
WIND GUST...........20      21      25      27      25
SURF HT (FT)........5       5       5       5       6
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6       7


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....79
MAX APPARENT TEMP...80
WIND................WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............3 TO 6 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-251430-
COASTAL GULF-
1023 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 /923 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017/

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          DOUBLE RED (UPDATED 10 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

IN DOUBLE RED FLAG CONDITIONS...THE WATER IS CLOSED. DANGEROUS AND
POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ARE OCCURRING. THE SURF AND WATER
CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...80      80      70      70      10
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   PTCLDY
TEMP................75      78      78      77      76
APPARENT TEMP.......75      78      79      77      76
WIND (MPH)..........SW 17   W 18    W 18    W 19    W 19
WIND GUST...........23      23      22      26      26
SURF HT (FT)........4       4       4       5       6
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       7       7


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....80
MAX APPARENT TEMP...81
WIND................WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-251430-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1023 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          RED (UPDATED 10 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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...80      80      70      70      10
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   PTCLDY
TEMP................75      77      77      77      75
APPARENT TEMP.......75      77      78      77      75
WIND (MPH)..........SW 17   SW 19   W 18    W 18    W 17
WIND GUST...........25      26      25      25      26
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       4       4       4
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       7       7       7


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....81
MAX APPARENT TEMP...82
WIND................WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


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