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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1023 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK FOR BAY AND GULF COUNTY BEACHES...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

As winds and surf gradually subside behind yesterday`s front, the
threat for rip currents will as well. However, there remains a
high risk of life threatening rip currents through this afternoon.

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


.Tide information for Wednesday December 13 2017...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
Low 04:57 AM ... High 11:28 AM ... Low 04:48 PM ... High 10:57 PM.

Apalachicola.
Low 07:11 AM ... High 01:58 PM ... Low 06:28 PM ... High 11:54 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
Low 04:51 AM ... High 07:10 PM.
December 13 2017: Sunrise 726 AM EST ...  Sunset 538 PM EST ...


FLZ108-140900-
South Walton-
923 AM CST Wed Dec 13 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 (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................45      53      57      53
Apparent Temp.......42      53      57      53
Wind (mph)..........E 4     S 6     SW 8    SW 8
Wind Gust...........8       11      15      17
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........5       5       3       3


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                    currents are likely.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....68
Max Apparent Temp...66
Wind................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............2 to 4 feet.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-140900-
Coastal Bay-
1023 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Red (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 (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   PtCldy
Temp................45      53      57      52
Apparent Temp.......44      53      57      52
Wind (mph)..........E 3     S 4     SW 6    SW 5
Wind Gust...........8       10      14      16
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........5       5       5       3


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                    currents are likely.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....70
Max Apparent Temp...67
Wind................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............2 to 4 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-140900-
Coastal Gulf-
1023 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 /923 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017/

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Double Red (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 (%)...0       0       0       10
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   PtCldy
Temp................47      54      57      53
Apparent Temp.......46      54      57      53
Wind (mph)..........E 3     S 3     SW 4    SW 5
Wind Gust...........10      9       13      17
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........5       5       5       4


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                    currents are likely.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....69
Max Apparent Temp...67
Wind................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............2 to 4 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-140900-
Coastal Franklin-
1023 AM EST Wed Dec 13 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 (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................48      55      57      52
Apparent Temp.......47      55      57      52
Wind (mph)..........NE 3    S 2     SW 4    SW 4
Wind Gust...........10      9       13      16
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       0
Period (s)..........4       6       5       3


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....69
Max Apparent Temp...68
Wind................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$



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