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FZUS52 KTAE 241527
SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1027 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

A DRY...SUNNY DAY IS EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES TODAY. WINDS OF 5 TO
10 MPH WILL RESULT IN 1 FOOT SURF TODAY.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24 2017...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 12:19 AM ... LOW 07:07 AM ... HIGH 01:30 PM ... LOW 07:03 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 01:06 AM ... LOW 09:13 AM ... HIGH 04:01 PM ... LOW 08:56 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 05:57 AM ... HIGH 08:39 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
FEBRUARY 24 2017: SUNRISE 709 AM EST ...  SUNSET 633 PM EST ...


FLZ108-251530-
SOUTH WALTON-
927 AM CST FRI FEB 24 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. 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)        9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   PTCLDY
TEMP................68      74      74      68
APPARENT TEMP.......68      74      74      68
WIND (MPH)..........SE 8    S 9     S 9     SW 6
WIND GUST...........11      13      12      10
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       3       3       3


.SATURDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....72
MAX APPARENT TEMP...72
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-251530-
COASTAL BAY-
1027 AM EST FRI FEB 24 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. 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)        9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................68      74      74      67
APPARENT TEMP.......68      74      74      67
WIND (MPH)..........SE 6    S 9     SW 9    SW 6
WIND GUST...........10      12      13      10
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       3       3


.SATURDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....72
MAX APPARENT TEMP...72
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-251530-
COASTAL GULF-
1027 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017 /927 AM CST FRI FEB 24 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. 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)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................69      74      73      67
APPARENT TEMP.......69      74      73      67
WIND (MPH)..........SE 6    S 8     SW 8    SW 5
WIND GUST...........9       12      12      9
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5


.SATURDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....73
MAX APPARENT TEMP...72
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-251530-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1027 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: SOME RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          GREEN (UPDATED 10 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)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................68      73      73      68
APPARENT TEMP.......68      73      73      68
WIND (MPH)..........E 6     S 6     SW 8    SW 5
WIND GUST...........10      10      11      12
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       3       4


.SATURDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....75
MAX APPARENT TEMP...74
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$



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