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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
327 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017


...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG WALTON AND BAY COUNTY
BEACHES...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

STRONG WINDS FROM THE SOUTHEAST ALONG BAY AND WALTON COUNTY
BEACHES, ALONG WITH 3 TO 4 FOOT SURF HEIGHTS WILL INCREASE THE
LIKELIHOOD OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY. FURTHER EAST, WIND SPEEDS AND
SURF HEIGHTS WILL BE LOWER, AND LESS CONDUCIVE TO THE DEVELOPMENT
OF RIP CURRENTS.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR TUESDAY FEBRUARY 21 2017...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
LOW 05:04 AM ... HIGH 11:49 AM ... LOW 04:40 PM ... HIGH 10:42 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 07:04 AM ... HIGH 02:31 PM ... LOW 06:18 PM ... HIGH 10:58 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 04:25 AM ... HIGH 05:55 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
FEBRUARY 21 2017: SUNRISE 712 AM EST ...  SUNSET 631 PM EST ...


FLZ108-220830-
SOUTH WALTON-
227 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...

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

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. WHEN THE RIP
CURRENT RISK IS HIGH...THE SURF AND WATER CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS
FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGED TO DOUBLE
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        6 AM    9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...40      40      100     100     100
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    RAIN    TSTMS   TSTMS   RAIN
TEMP................62      67      71      69      65
APPARENT TEMP.......62      67      71      69      65
WIND (MPH)..........SE 11   SE 14   SE 14   SE 11   S 8
WIND GUST...........19      20      21      18      14
SURF HT (FT)........2       3       4       4       4
PERIOD (S)..........4       5       5       6       6


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........50 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....71
MAX APPARENT TEMP...72
WIND................EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-220830-
COASTAL BAY-
327 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...

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

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. WHEN THE RIP
CURRENT RISK IS HIGH...THE SURF AND WATER CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS
FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGED TO DOUBLE
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        6 AM    9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      80      80      100
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    RAIN    TSTMS   TSTMS   RAIN
TEMP................61      67      71      70      66
APPARENT TEMP.......61      67      71      70      66
WIND (MPH)..........SE 10   SE 13   SE 14   SE 12   S 9
WIND GUST...........18      20      20      18      16
SURF HT (FT)........2       3       3       4       4
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       5       6       6


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........60 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....72
MAX APPARENT TEMP...72
WIND................EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-220830-
COASTAL GULF-
327 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017 /227 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017/

.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      60      60      90
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  TSTMS   TSTMS   RAIN
TEMP................61      68      72      70      67
APPARENT TEMP.......61      68      72      70      67
WIND (MPH)..........SE 10   SE 13   SE 14   SE 12   SE 10
WIND GUST...........18      19      19      18      17
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........3       4       5       5       6


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........70 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....71
MAX APPARENT TEMP...70
WIND................EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-220830-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
327 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.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      50      50      80
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  RAIN    RAIN    RAIN
TEMP................61      67      70      69      68
APPARENT TEMP.......61      67      70      69      68
WIND (MPH)..........SE 11   SE 13   SE 13   SE 11   SE 10
WIND GUST...........18      19      19      18      18
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........3       4       4       5       5


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........60 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....71
MAX APPARENT TEMP...71
WIND................EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$


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