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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1057 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018


...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG GULF COUNTY BEACHES TODAY...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

A modest longshore current and surf heights 2 to 3 feet will
result in an increased threat for deadly rip currents today. Pay
attention to the beach flag system if planning to enter the water.
High clouds will gradually thin out today, with high temperatures
reaching the low 60s.


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


.Tide information for Tuesday January 23 2018...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 05:39 AM ... Low 11:48 AM ... High 06:03 PM.

Apalachicola.
Low 02:00 AM ... High 07:33 AM ... Low 01:28 PM ... High 08:11 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
High 12:14 AM ... Low 08:12 AM ... High 04:34 PM.
January 23 2018: Sunrise 733 AM EST ...  Sunset 606 PM EST ...


FLZ108-241600-
South Walton-
957 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 9 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 7 or high exposure.


Time (local)        9 am    12 pm   3 pm    6 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   PtCldy
Temp................53      59      61      56
Apparent Temp.......53      59      61      56
Wind (mph)..........NW 9    NW 9    NW 8    NW 6
Wind Gust...........15      15      15      14
Surf Ht (ft)........3       2       2       2
Period (s)..........6       6       6       6


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Some rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....56
Max Apparent Temp...56
Wind................North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-241600-
Coastal Bay-
1057 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 9 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)        9 am    12 pm   3 pm    6 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   PtCldy
Temp................55      61      62      56
Apparent Temp.......55      61      62      56
Wind (mph)..........NW 10   NW 9    NW 8    NW 5
Wind Gust...........16      15      15      13
Surf Ht (ft)........3       3       2       2
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Some rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....56
Max Apparent Temp...56
Wind................North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 2 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-241600-
Coastal Gulf-
1057 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018 /957 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018/

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Red (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)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   PtCldy
Temp................59      61      61      56
Apparent Temp.......59      61      61      56
Wind (mph)..........NW 10   NW 10   NW 9    NW 5
Wind Gust...........19      18      18      15
Surf Ht (ft)........3       2       2       2
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Some rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....57
Max Apparent Temp...57
Wind................North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 2 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-241600-
Coastal Franklin-
1057 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.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)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   PtCldy
Temp................61      63      64      57
Apparent Temp.......61      63      64      57
Wind (mph)..........NW 10   NW 9    NW 6    NW 4
Wind Gust...........19      16      17      13
Surf Ht (ft)........2       1       1       1
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Some rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....58
Max Apparent Temp...58
Wind................North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$


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