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SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1045 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017


...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS TODAY AT WALTON, BAY AND GULF COUNTY
BEACHES...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WILL BE THE RULE TODAY
WITH SURF HEIGHTS OF 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP TODAY SO THOSE IN AND AROUND THE
BEACHES SHOULD KEEP AN EYE TO THE SKY.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR FRIDAY JANUARY 20 2017...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
LOW 02:09 AM ... HIGH 08:24 AM ... LOW 01:06 PM ... HIGH 07:45 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 04:40 AM ... HIGH 10:31 AM ... LOW 02:54 PM ... HIGH 09:18 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 03:55 AM ... HIGH 05:03 PM.
JANUARY 20 2017: SUNRISE 734 AM EST ...  SUNSET 604 PM EST ...


FLZ108-211545-
SOUTH WALTON-
945 AM CST FRI JAN 20 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 CHANGED TO DOUBLE
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      40      40      20
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................68      74      74      68
APPARENT TEMP.......68      74      74      68
WIND (MPH)..........SW 11   SW 12   SW 11   S 6
WIND GUST...........17      18      16      11
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       3       3
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6


.SATURDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....74
MAX APPARENT TEMP...74
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-211545-
COASTAL BAY-
1045 AM EST FRI JAN 20 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 CHANGED TO DOUBLE
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      40      40      20
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................68      74      75      69
APPARENT TEMP.......68      74      75      69
WIND (MPH)..........SW 12   SW 13   SW 11   S 8
WIND GUST...........17      18      16      11
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       3       3
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6


.SATURDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....74
MAX APPARENT TEMP...74
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-211545-
COASTAL GULF-
1045 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017 /945 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017/

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          DOUBLE RED (UPDATED 10 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

IN DOUBLE RED FLAG CONDITIONS...THE WATER IS CLOSED. DANGEROUS AND
POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ARE OCCURRING. THE SURF AND WATER
CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      30      30      20
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................70      74      73      69
APPARENT TEMP.......70      74      73      69
WIND (MPH)..........SW 12   SW 13   SW 11   S 8
WIND GUST...........17      17      15      12
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       3       3
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6


.SATURDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....74
MAX APPARENT TEMP...72
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-211545-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1045 AM EST FRI JAN 20 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 (%)...20      20      20      20
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................69      73      73      69
APPARENT TEMP.......69      73      73      69
WIND (MPH)..........S 11    SW 12   SW 10   S 6
WIND GUST...........17      17      15      12
SURF HT (FT)........1       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       6


.SATURDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....72
MAX APPARENT TEMP...72
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


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