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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
334 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Expect offshore flow today with northeasterly winds 10 to 15 mph
at beaches. A moderate risk for rip currents is expected.


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


.Tide information for Wednesday October 18 2017...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 01:46 AM ... Low 07:57 AM ... High 02:14 PM ... Low 08:16 PM.

Apalachicola.
High 03:30 AM ... Low 10:07 AM ... High 04:19 PM ... Low 10:24 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
Low 04:46 AM ... High 11:35 AM ... Low 03:36 PM ... High 10:26 PM.
October 18 2017: Sunrise 742 AM EDT Sunset 703 PM EDT


FLZ108-190745-
South Walton-
234 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 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 (%)...0       0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................54      66      76      77      70
Apparent Temp.......55      66      76      79      70
Wind (mph)..........NE 10   NE 10   NE 9    NE 8    NE 8
Wind Gust...........17      16      14      14      15
Surf Ht (ft)........3       2       2       2       2
Period (s)..........5       5       6       6       4


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....82
Max Apparent Temp...83
Wind................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 3 feet.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-190745-
Coastal Bay-
334 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 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................55      66      76      78      70
Apparent Temp.......55      66      76      80      70
Wind (mph)..........NE 8    NE 9    NE 8    NE 8    NE 8
Wind Gust...........15      15      13      14      15
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........3       3       3       3       3


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....83
Max Apparent Temp...84
Wind................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-190745-
Coastal Gulf-
334 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017 /234 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 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 (%)...0       0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................59      68      77      79      73
Apparent Temp.......59      69      77      81      73
Wind (mph)..........NE 10   NE 10   NE 9    NE 8    NE 8
Wind Gust...........18      16      14      14      16
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........4       4       4       4       4


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....82
Max Apparent Temp...84
Wind................Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-190745-
Coastal Franklin-
334 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 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 (%)...0       0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................59      69      77      79      73
Apparent Temp.......59      69      77      81      73
Wind (mph)..........NE 11   NE 11   NE 10   NE 10   NE 9
Wind Gust...........19      19      17      17      18
Surf Ht (ft)........3       2       2       2       2
Period (s)..........5       5       5       4       4


.Thursday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....82
Max Apparent Temp...84
Wind................Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 2 feet.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$



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