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SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
222 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017


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



.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ACROSS WALTON, BAY AND FRANKLIN COUNTY
BEACHES TODAY. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
ALL AREA BEACHES. SURF HEIGHTS OF 3-5 FEET ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
WALTON AND BAY COUNTY BEACHES WITH 2-3 FOOT SURF HEIGHTS ACROSS
GULF AND FRANKLIN COUNTY BEACHES.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR SATURDAY MARCH 25 2017...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 12:59 AM ... LOW 07:32 AM ... HIGH 01:55 PM ... LOW 07:44 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 02:00 AM ... LOW 09:32 AM ... HIGH 03:57 PM ... LOW 09:37 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 05:39 AM ... HIGH 09:46 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
MARCH 25 2017: SUNRISE 735 AM EDT SUNSET 752 PM EDT


FLZ108-260300-
SOUTH WALTON-
122 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          RED (UPDATED 1 PM 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)        1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...50      50      70
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................74      73      69
APPARENT TEMP.......74      73      69
WIND (MPH)..........SE 17   S 16    S 13
WIND GUST...........22      22      19
SURF HT (FT)........4       4       4
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...78
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-260300-
COASTAL BAY-
222 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          RED (UPDATED 1 PM 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)        1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...30      30      50
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................74      73      69
APPARENT TEMP.......74      73      69
WIND (MPH)..........S 17    S 14    SE 11
WIND GUST...........22      21      18
SURF HT (FT)........4       4       3
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...78
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-260300-
COASTAL GULF-
222 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017 /122 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017/

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
                      TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          GREEN (UPDATED 2 PM 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)        2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      40
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  PTCLDY  TSTMS
TEMP................74      74      69
APPARENT TEMP.......74      74      69
WIND (MPH)..........SE 14   SE 13   SE 9
WIND GUST...........19      18      16
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...77
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-260300-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
222 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          RED (UPDATED 2 PM 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)        2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      30
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  PTCLDY  TSTMS
TEMP................72      73      69
APPARENT TEMP.......72      73      69
WIND (MPH)..........SE 12   SE 10   S 6
WIND GUST...........17      16      14
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...76
WIND................SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$



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