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SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1019 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016


...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK AND HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3
AM CST WEDNESDAY FOR WEST FACING BEACHES OF GULF AND BAY
COUNTIES...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

STRONG AND GUSTY WEST NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PROMOTE
HIGH SURF OF 6 FEET OR HIGHER ALONG THE WEST FACING BEACHES. THESE
AREAS ARE UNDER A HIGH SURF ADVISORY AND HIGH RISK FOR RIP
CURRENTS. THE ANGLE OF THE COASTLINE REDUCES THE SURF AND RIP
CURRENT RISK FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY. CONDITIONS WILL ONLY GRADUALLY
IMPROVE ON WEDNESDAY.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR TUESDAY FEBRUARY 09 2016...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 02:03 AM ... LOW 08:43 AM ... HIGH 03:01 PM ... LOW 08:47 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 03:21 AM ... LOW 10:54 AM ... HIGH 05:29 PM ... LOW 10:41 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 07:35 AM ... HIGH 10:55 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
FEBRUARY 9 2016: SUNRISE 723 AM EST ...  SUNSET 621 PM EST ...


FLZ108-100900-
SOUTH WALTON-
919 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

.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 (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................44      51      51      47
APPARENT TEMP.......36      48      51      40
WIND (MPH)..........W 19    W 20    NW 19   NW 16
WIND GUST...........25      25      25      23
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       3       3
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....53
MAX APPARENT TEMP...53
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-100900-
COASTAL BAY-
1019 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.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 (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................44      50      51      47
APPARENT TEMP.......36      47      48      41
WIND (MPH)..........W 20    W 21    W 20    NW 16
WIND GUST...........27      27      27      24
SURF HT (FT)........7       7       6       7
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....52
MAX APPARENT TEMP...53
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-100900-
COASTAL GULF-
1019 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.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 (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................46      51      52      49
APPARENT TEMP.......38      50      52      42
WIND (MPH)..........NW 21   W 24    W 23    NW 18
WIND GUST...........29      30      30      28
SURF HT (FT)........7       7       7       7
PERIOD (S)..........7       7       7       7


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....54
MAX APPARENT TEMP...54
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............3 TO 6 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-100900-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1019 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONGER AND MORE 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. IF
CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...STAY CALM AND SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...THEN SWIM TOWARDS SHORE.
NEVER SWIM ALONE AND WHEN POSSIBLE SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD FOR MAXIMUM
SAFETY. 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   CLEAR
TEMP................47      53      53      48
APPARENT TEMP.......40      53      53      42
WIND (MPH)..........NW 20   W 23    W 20    NW 16
WIND GUST...........29      31      31      27
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       3       3
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....54
MAX APPARENT TEMP...55
WIND................WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$


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