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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1114 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017



.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Expect offshore flow today with northeasterly winds 10 to 15 mph
at beaches. A moderate risk for rip currents is expected.


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


.Tide information for Wednesday October 18 2017...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 01:46 AM ... Low 07:57 AM ... High 02:14 PM ... Low 08:16 PM.

Apalachicola.
High 03:30 AM ... Low 10:07 AM ... High 04:19 PM ... Low 10:24 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
Low 04:46 AM ... High 11:35 AM ... Low 03:36 PM ... High 10:26 PM.
October 18 2017: Sunrise 742 AM EDT Sunset 703 PM EDT


FLZ108-191515-
South Walton-
1014 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 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 7 or 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................66      76      77      70
Apparent Temp.......66      76      79      70
Wind (mph)..........NE 10   NE 9    NE 8    NE 8
Wind Gust...........16      14      14      15
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       2       2
Period (s)..........5       6       6       4


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....82
Max Apparent Temp...83
Wind................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 3 feet.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-191515-
Coastal Bay-
1114 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 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................66      76      78      70
Apparent Temp.......66      76      80      70
Wind (mph)..........NE 9    NE 8    NE 8    NE 8
Wind Gust...........15      13      14      15
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........3       3       3       3


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....83
Max Apparent Temp...84
Wind................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-191515-
Coastal Gulf-
1114 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017 /1014 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017/

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Some rip currents are possible today.
Beach Flags:          Green (updated 11 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of inlets,
jetties, reefs, and piers, and can sometimes occur suddenly and
unexpectedly. 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)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................68      77      79      73
Apparent Temp.......69      77      81      73
Wind (mph)..........NE 10   NE 9    NE 8    NE 8
Wind Gust...........16      14      14      16
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........4       4       4       4


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....82
Max Apparent Temp...84
Wind................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-191515-
Coastal Franklin-
1114 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 11 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)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................69      77      79      73
Apparent Temp.......69      77      81      73
Wind (mph)..........NE 11   NE 10   NE 10   NE 9
Wind Gust...........19      17      17      18
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       2       2
Period (s)..........5       5       4       4


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....82
Max Apparent Temp...84
Wind................Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 2 feet.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$



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