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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
242 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Decreasing winds and surf are expected this morning along all area
beaches. Expect winds to become onshore this afternoon and
increase to 5 to 10 mph, with surf heights generally remaining 1
foot or less, yielding a moderate risk for rip currents.
Increasing onshore winds and surf are expected Wednesday evening
and overnight, increasing rip current danger.


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


.Tide information for Wednesday December 13 2017...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
Low 04:57 AM ... High 11:28 AM ... Low 04:48 PM ... High 10:57 PM.

Apalachicola.
Low 07:11 AM ... High 01:58 PM ... Low 06:28 PM ... High 11:54 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
Low 04:51 AM ... High 07:10 PM.
December 13 2017: Sunrise 726 AM EST ...  Sunset 538 PM EST ...


FLZ108-140745-
South Walton-
142 AM CST Wed Dec 13 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)        6 am    9 am    12 pm   3 pm    6 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................36      45      54      56      53
Apparent Temp.......30      42      54      56      53
Wind (mph)..........NE 5    E 4     S 5     SW 10   SW 10
Wind Gust...........11      8       11      15      17
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........4       5       5       3       3


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                    currents are likely.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....68
Max Apparent Temp...66
Wind................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............2 to 4 feet.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-140745-
Coastal Bay-
242 AM EST Wed Dec 13 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)        6 am    9 am    12 pm   3 pm    6 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear   PtCldy
Temp................36      45      54      56      52
Apparent Temp.......32      42      54      56      52
Wind (mph)..........N 5     E 4     SW 5    SW 9    SW 9
Wind Gust...........11      8       10      14      16
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5       3


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                    currents are likely.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....70
Max Apparent Temp...67
Wind................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............2 to 4 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-140745-
Coastal Gulf-
242 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 /142 AM CST Wed Dec 13 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 (%)...0       0       0       0       10
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear   PtCldy
Temp................38      46      53      55      52
Apparent Temp.......33      42      53      55      52
Wind (mph)..........N 6     E 4     S 5     SW 9    SW 9
Wind Gust...........14      10      9       13      17
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5       4


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                    currents are likely.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....69
Max Apparent Temp...67
Wind................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............2 to 4 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-140745-
Coastal Franklin-
242 AM EST Wed Dec 13 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 (%)...0       0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................38      46      53      55      51
Apparent Temp.......32      43      53      55      49
Wind (mph)..........N 6     NE 4    S 4     SW 8    SW 8
Wind Gust...........14      10      9       13      16
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       0
Period (s)..........3       4       6       5       3


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....69
Max Apparent Temp...68
Wind................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$



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