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FZUS52 KTAE 231327
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
927 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015


...INCREASING RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES IN FRANKLIN
COUNTY INCLUDING SAINT GEORGE ISLAND TODAY. RISKS FOR RIP
CURRENTS WILL INCREASE OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS AS SOUTHEASTERLY
WINDS BUILD SEAS ALONG THE PANHANDLE COAST.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR SATURDAY MAY 23 2015...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
LOW 12:24 AM ... HIGH 06:59 AM ... LOW 11:58 AM ... HIGH 05:36 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 02:31 AM ... HIGH 09:45 AM ... LOW 02:47 PM ... HIGH 07:15 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 01:28 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
MAY 23 2015: SUNRISE 639 AM EDT SUNSET 830 PM EDT


FLZ108-241330-
SOUTH WALTON-
927 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 8 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

MARINE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. IF
CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...STAY CALM AND SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...THEN SWIM TOWARDS SHORE.
NEVER SWIM ALONE AND WHEN POSSIBLE SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD FOR MAXIMUM
SAFETY. 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)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      20      20      20
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................69      79      85      84      80
APPARENT TEMP.......69      80      87      87      83
WIND (MPH)..........E 8     E 9     SE 8    SE 8    SE 4
WIND GUST...........16      15      14      13      12
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       4       4       4


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....87
MAX APPARENT TEMP...94
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-241330-
COASTAL BAY-
927 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 8 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

MARINE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. IF
CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...STAY CALM AND SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...THEN SWIM TOWARDS SHORE.
NEVER SWIM ALONE AND WHEN POSSIBLE SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD FOR MAXIMUM
SAFETY. 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 (%)...20      20      20      20      10
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  TSTMS   TSTMS   PTCLDY
TEMP................70      81      87      86      80
APPARENT TEMP.......70      82      89      89      83
WIND (MPH)..........E 9     E 9     SE 8    SE 8    SE 4
WIND GUST...........16      16      15      14      12
SURF HT (FT)........0       0       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........2       3       3       4       3


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....87
MAX APPARENT TEMP...95
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-241330-
COASTAL GULF-
927 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

MARINE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. IF
CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...STAY CALM AND SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...THEN SWIM TOWARDS SHORE.
NEVER SWIM ALONE AND WHEN POSSIBLE SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD FOR MAXIMUM
SAFETY. 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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      10      10      20
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  TSTMS
TEMP................73      81      86      86      82
APPARENT TEMP.......73      84      91      90      85
WIND (MPH)..........E 9     E 10    SE 10   SE 9    E 5
WIND GUST...........17      17      17      15      13
SURF HT (FT)........0       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       3       4       4


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....87
MAX APPARENT TEMP...96
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-241330-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
927 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 9 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 CHANGED 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 (%)...10      10      10      10      20
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  TSTMS
TEMP................74      81      85      86      81
APPARENT TEMP.......74      84      89      90      83
WIND (MPH)..........E 12    E 11    SE 9    SE 6    E 5
WIND GUST...........19      19      16      15      15
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4       4


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....86
MAX APPARENT TEMP...96
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$



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