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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
455 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

A moderate risk of rip currents continue today with generally
light onshore winds and seas of 1 to 2 feet.


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


.Tide information for Thursday August 17 2017...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
Low 04:07 AM ... High 10:17 AM ... Low 06:00 PM.

Apalachicola.
High 11:12 AM ... Low 08:25 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
High 06:31 AM ... Low 05:35 PM.
August 17 2017: Sunrise 706 AM EDT Sunset 817 PM EDT


FLZ108-180900-
South Walton-
355 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 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      30      30      10
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   PtCldy
Temp................79      87      91      89      85
Apparent Temp.......81      98      102     101     96
Wind (mph)..........NW 4    W 6     SW 8    SW 10   W 8
Wind Gust...........8       10      13      14      13
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........4       4       4       3       3


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....93
Max Apparent Temp...106
Wind................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-180900-
Coastal Bay-
455 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 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      30      30      10
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   PtCldy
Temp................79      88      91      90      85
Apparent Temp.......81      99      103     101     96
Wind (mph)..........NW 4    W 6     W 8     W 10    W 8
Wind Gust...........9       10      13      13      13
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........3       3       3       3       3


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....92
Max Apparent Temp...106
Wind................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-180900-
Coastal Gulf-
455 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017 /355 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 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      30      30      10
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   PtCldy
Temp................80      87      90      89      85
Apparent Temp.......82      99      102     100     97
Wind (mph)..........NW 4    NW 6    W 9     W 10    W 8
Wind Gust...........9       10      13      13      12
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........3       3       3       3       3


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....91
Max Apparent Temp...106
Wind................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-180900-
Coastal Franklin-
455 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 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      40      40      10
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   PtCldy
Temp................79      88      90      89      85
Apparent Temp.......81      99      102     101     96
Wind (mph)..........NW 4    W 5     SW 8    SW 10   W 6
Wind Gust...........9       10      13      14      13
Surf Ht (ft)........0       0       0       0       0
Period (s)..........3       3       3       3       3


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........40 percent
High Temperature....90
Max Apparent Temp...105
Wind................Northwest winds around 5 mph backing southwest
                    early in the afternoon.
Surf Ht.............Less than 1 foot.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$



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