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SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1103 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017


...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AT WALTON AND BAY COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH
THIS EVENING...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

SURF HEIGHTS WILL INCREASE TO 2 TO 3 FEET TODAY WITH SOME 4 FOOT
SURF POSSIBLE TOWARD EVENING AS SOUTHERLY WINDS INCREASE AHEAD OF
AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
TODAY AT WALTON AND BAY COUNTY BEACHES.



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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR TUESDAY MARCH 28 2017...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 03:09 AM ... LOW 09:12 AM ... HIGH 03:16 PM ... LOW 09:38 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 04:55 AM ... LOW 11:16 AM ... HIGH 04:57 PM ... LOW 11:30 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 12:19 AM ... LOW 06:01 AM ... HIGH 12:17 PM ... LOW 06:26 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
MARCH 28 2017: SUNRISE 731 AM EDT SUNSET 754 PM EDT


FLZ108-311515-
SOUTH WALTON-
1003 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          RED (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.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 CHANGING TO DOUBLE
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      30      30      70
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  RAIN    RAIN    TSTMS
TEMP................66      74      76      76      72
APPARENT TEMP.......66      74      76      76      72
WIND (MPH)..........S 4     S 11    S 16    S 16    S 12
WIND GUST...........12      18      21      21      18
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       3       3       4
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5       6


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....78
MAX APPARENT TEMP...81
WIND................WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-311515-
COASTAL BAY-
1103 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          RED (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.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 CHANGING TO DOUBLE
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

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      20      20      50
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  RAIN    RAIN    TSTMS
TEMP................64      74      77      76      73
APPARENT TEMP.......64      74      77      76      73
WIND (MPH)..........S 4     S 11    S 18    S 16    S 13
WIND GUST...........13      18      21      21      19
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       3       3       4
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5       5


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........30 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....78
MAX APPARENT TEMP...82
WIND................WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-311515-
COASTAL GULF-
1103 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017 /1003 AM CDT THU MAR 30 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. 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 (%)...0       0       10      10      40
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   PTCLDY  PTCLDY  MOCLDY  TSTMS
TEMP................65      75      77      76      72
APPARENT TEMP.......65      75      77      76      72
WIND (MPH)..........SE 5    S 11    S 16    S 13    S 12
WIND GUST...........15      18      20      19      19
SURF HT (FT)........1       2       2       2       3
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       5       5       5


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........50 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...79
WIND................WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-311515-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1103 AM EDT THU MAR 30 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. 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 (%)...0       0       10      10      20
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  TSTMS
TEMP................66      75      77      76      73
APPARENT TEMP.......66      75      77      76      73
WIND (MPH)..........SE 4    S 9     S 14    S 12    S 11
WIND GUST...........14      17      18      18      19
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1       2
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4       4


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........50 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....78
MAX APPARENT TEMP...81
WIND................WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$


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