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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
405 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BE STRONG TODAY...WITH SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND
10-15 MPH AND GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH. SURF HEIGHTS WILL PEAK
AROUND 2 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WINDS WILL BE WEAKER TOMORROW...ALLOWING
SURF HEIGHTS TO LOWER AS WELL.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR THURSDAY MAY 05 2016...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 02:00 AM ... LOW 07:44 AM ... HIGH 01:47 PM ... LOW 08:29 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 04:06 AM ... LOW 09:39 AM ... HIGH 02:59 PM ... LOW 10:26 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 09:37 AM ... LOW 06:45 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
MAY 5 2016: SUNRISE 650 AM EDT SUNSET 818 PM EDT


FLZ108-060815-
SOUTH WALTON-
305 AM CDT THU MAY 5 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. 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 (%)...0       0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................63      71      74      76      71
APPARENT TEMP.......63      71      74      76      71
WIND (MPH)..........N 10    NW 13   NW 16   NW 14   NW 11
WIND GUST...........17      19      20      20      19
SURF HT (FT)........3       1       3       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       3       3       3


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...77
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-060815-
COASTAL BAY-
405 AM EDT THU MAY 5 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. 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 (%)...0       0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................63      71      74      75      71
APPARENT TEMP.......63      71      74      75      71
WIND (MPH)..........NW 10   NW 13   NW 17   NW 16   NW 11
WIND GUST...........18      19      21      21      20
SURF HT (FT)........3       2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       4       4       4


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...77
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-060815-
COASTAL GULF-
405 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016 /305 AM CDT THU MAY 5 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. 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 (%)...0       0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................67      73      76      76      71
APPARENT TEMP.......67      73      76      76      71
WIND (MPH)..........NW 11   NW 12   NW 17   NW 16   NW 12
WIND GUST...........20      20      23      23      22
SURF HT (FT)........3       2       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       6       4       4       4


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...76
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-060815-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
405 AM EDT THU MAY 5 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. 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 (%)...0       0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................65      72      75      76      71
APPARENT TEMP.......65      72      75      76      71
WIND (MPH)..........NW 10   NW 13   NW 17   NW 16   NW 11
WIND GUST...........20      20      23      23      20
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       0       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       3       4       4


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...76
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$



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