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SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
423 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

WINDS WILL BE NORTHEASTERLY AT 10 TO 15 MPH TODAY. SURF WILL BE
INCREASING TODAY. TOMORROW SURF HEIGHTS WILL BE MUCH HIGHER AS A
TROPICAL STORM IN THE GULF APPROACHES THE REGION. CHECK LOCAL
BEACH FLAGS FOR UPDATED INFORMATION.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR WEDNESDAY AUGUST 31 2016...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 02:31 AM ... LOW 08:05 AM ... HIGH 02:14 PM ... LOW 08:56 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 05:02 AM ... LOW 10:07 AM ... HIGH 03:35 PM ... LOW 11:06 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 10:25 AM ... LOW 07:36 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
AUGUST 31 2016: SUNRISE 714 AM EDT SUNSET 801 PM EDT


FLZ108-010830-
SOUTH WALTON-
323 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...

THE FORECAST MAY BE UPDATED AROUND 10 AM UPON COORDINATION WITH THE
BEACH PATROLS.

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
TODAY.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE SURF ZONE. SWIM
NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DONT 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)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       20      20      30
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................76      83      88      89      85
APPARENT TEMP.......76      89      95      96      92
WIND (MPH)..........NE 8    NE 9    E 9     E 6     E 6
WIND GUST...........18      20      17      15      11
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       3       3       4
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       7       7       7


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........40 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....88
MAX APPARENT TEMP...95
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............3 TO 6 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-010830-
COASTAL BAY-
423 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...

THE FORECAST MAY BE UPDATED AROUND 10 AM UPON COORDINATION WITH THE
BEACH PATROLS.

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
TODAY.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE SURF ZONE. SWIM
NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DONT 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)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      30      30      50
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................76      83      88      87      84
APPARENT TEMP.......76      89      96      96      91
WIND (MPH)..........NE 8    NE 10   E 9     E 6     E 5
WIND GUST...........18      20      18      16      10
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       3       3       4
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       7       7       7


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........70 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....86
MAX APPARENT TEMP...94
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............3 TO 6 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-010830-
COASTAL GULF-
423 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016 /323 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016/

.TODAY...

THE FORECAST MAY BE UPDATED AROUND 10 AM UPON COORDINATION WITH THE
BEACH PATROLS.

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
TODAY.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE SURF ZONE. SWIM
NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DONT 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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      40      40      70
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................77      83      86      85      82
APPARENT TEMP.......77      90      94      94      89
WIND (MPH)..........NE 8    E 9     E 9     SE 8    SE 8
WIND GUST...........13      14      15      12      13
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       3       4
PERIOD (S)..........6       7       7       8       8


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....84
MAX APPARENT TEMP...90
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH BACKING NORTH 10
                    TO 15 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............5 TO 8 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-010830-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
423 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...

THE FORECAST MAY BE UPDATED AROUND 10 AM UPON COORDINATION WITH THE
BEACH PATROLS.

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
TODAY.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE SURF ZONE. SWIM
NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DONT 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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      40      40      70
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................78      83      85      85      82
APPARENT TEMP.......80      90      93      93      88
WIND (MPH)..........NE 8    E 9     SE 9    SE 8    SE 10
WIND GUST...........17      17      15      14      15
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       3       3       4
PERIOD (S)..........5       7       7       7       8


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....84
MAX APPARENT TEMP...90
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH BACKING NORTHEAST
                    15 TO 35 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............6 TO 10 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$



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