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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
345 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Rip current risk increases to moderate today as winds reach 10 to
15 mph this afternoon and wave heights gradually increase as a
result. Skies will be partly sunny with an isolated shower or
storm possible in the afternoon.


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


.Tide information for Thursday September 21 2017...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 03:25 AM ... Low 09:32 AM ... High 03:43 PM ... Low 09:50 PM.

Apalachicola.
High 05:09 AM ... Low 11:33 AM ... High 05:38 PM ... Low 11:54 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
High 12:10 AM ... Low 05:56 AM ... High 01:18 PM ... Low 05:46 PM.
September 21 2017: Sunrise 725 AM EDT Sunset 735 PM EDT


FLZ108-230745-
South Walton-
245 AM CDT Fri Sep 22 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. 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)        7 am    10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm
Chance Precip (%)...20      20      20      20      10
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   PtCldy
Temp................72      84      88      87      80
Apparent Temp.......72      90      96      94      84
Wind (mph)..........E 5     E 5     SE 5    SE 4    NE 3
Wind Gust...........9       9       9       8       7
Surf Ht (ft)........0       0       1       1       1
Period (s)..........2       2       3       3       4


.Saturday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....89
Max Apparent Temp...94
Wind................East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-230745-
Coastal Bay-
345 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 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. 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)        7 am    10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm
Chance Precip (%)...20      20      20      20      10
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   PtCldy
Temp................72      81      86      86      80
Apparent Temp.......72      85      94      93      84
Wind (mph)..........E 5     E 6     SE 6    SE 5    NE 4
Wind Gust...........10      10      10      10      7
Surf Ht (ft)........0       0       0       1       1
Period (s)..........2       2       3       3       4


.Saturday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....87
Max Apparent Temp...93
Wind................East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-230745-
Coastal Gulf-
345 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017 /245 AM CDT Fri Sep 22 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. 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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...20      20      20      20      10
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   PtCldy
Temp................73      81      86      85      80
Apparent Temp.......73      87      94      92      82
Wind (mph)..........E 6     E 8     SE 9    SE 6    E 4
Wind Gust...........11      12      13      12      9
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........2       3       3       3       4


.Saturday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........20 percent
High Temperature....85
Max Apparent Temp...91
Wind................East winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-230745-
Coastal Franklin-
345 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 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. 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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...10      10      20      20      10
Weather Type........PtCldy  Clear   Tstms   Tstms   PtCldy
Temp................74      82      84      85      80
Apparent Temp.......74      87      91      91      83
Wind (mph)..........E 6     E 9     E 8     E 5     NE 5
Wind Gust...........12      14      13      12      15
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........3       3       3       4       4


.Saturday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........20 percent
High Temperature....85
Max Apparent Temp...92
Wind................East winds 10 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 3 feet.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$


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