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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1100 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014


...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN GULF COUNTY AND
MODERATE RISK ELSEWHERE...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL BE FELT
ALONG THE COAST TODAY. SURF HEIGHTS WILL GENERALLY BE 2 TO 4 FEET
THIS MORNING LOWERING TO 1 TO 2 FEET BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR SATURDAY APRIL 19 2014...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 05:57 AM ... LOW 11:03 AM ... HIGH 04:55 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 01:32 AM ... HIGH 09:11 AM ... LOW 01:02 PM ... HIGH 06:20 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 01:06 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
APRIL 19 2014: SUNRISE 706 AM EDT SUNSET 808 PM EDT


FLZ108-200000-
SOUTH WALTON-
1000 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TODAY...

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

.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 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      0       0       10
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  MOCLDY
TEMP................57      59      64      67      65
APPARENT TEMP.......57      59      64      67      65
WIND (MPH)..........N 12    N 11    N 10    N 9     N 10
WIND GUST...........20      21      20      18      16
SURF HT (FT)........3       2       1       1       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       4       5       5


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....74
MAX APPARENT TEMP...74
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-200000-
COASTAL BAY-
1000 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TODAY...

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

.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 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      10      10      10
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    RAIN    PTCLDY  PTCLDY  MOCLDY
TEMP................56      58      62      65      63
APPARENT TEMP.......56      58      62      65      63
WIND (MPH)..........N 10    N 10    N 11    N 10    N 11
WIND GUST...........20      22      21      20      20
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5       4


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....74
MAX APPARENT TEMP...74
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-200000-
COASTAL GULF-
1100 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 10 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER...SO IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER. 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 (%)...20      20      10      10      10
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    RAIN    MOCLDY  PTCLDY  MOCLDY
TEMP................57      57      61      63      62
APPARENT TEMP.......57      57      61      63      62
WIND (MPH)..........N 11    N 10    N 9     N 6     N 6
WIND GUST...........20      21      21      16      13
SURF HT (FT)........3       4       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       6       5       6       5


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....73
MAX APPARENT TEMP...73
WIND................NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-200000-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1100 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 10 AM LT)

.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 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      10      10      10
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    RAIN    SPRNKLS SPRNKLS MOCLDY
TEMP................57      57      61      63      62
APPARENT TEMP.......57      57      61      63      62
WIND (MPH)..........N 11    N 10    N 10    N 8     N 8
WIND GUST...........20      20      20      18      17
SURF HT (FT)........3       2       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       4       4       4       5


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....73
MAX APPARENT TEMP...73
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
UV INDEX............10 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


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