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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1134 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017


...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT ALONG GULF COUNTY BEACHES...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Seas 1 to 2 feet with winds increasing to 10 to 15 MPH. Generally
a moderate risk of rip currents today, although a localized high
risk is possible.


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


.Tide information for Friday August 18 2017...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 12:37 AM ... Low 05:28 AM ... High 11:38 AM ... Low 07:02 PM.

Apalachicola.
High 04:14 AM ... Low 07:15 AM ... High 12:22 PM ... Low 09:21 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
High 07:44 AM ... Low 06:22 PM.
August 18 2017: Sunrise 706 AM EDT Sunset 816 PM EDT


FLZ108-191545-
South Walton-
1034 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.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 7 or high exposure.


Time (local)        10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm
Chance Precip (%)...10      30      30      30
Weather Type........Clear   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms
Temp................89      92      89      85
Apparent Temp.......102     105     103     95
Wind (mph)..........W 6     W 8     SW 10   W 8
Wind Gust...........11      13      14      13
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       2
Period (s)..........4       4       3       4


.Saturday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....92
Max Apparent Temp...103
Wind................Northwest winds around 5 mph backing southwest
                    early in the afternoon.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-191545-
Coastal Bay-
1134 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.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 (%)...10      30      30      30
Weather Type........Clear   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms
Temp................87      91      89      84
Apparent Temp.......99      104     102     94
Wind (mph)..........NW 6    W 8     SW 10   W 6
Wind Gust...........11      13      14      12
Surf Ht (ft)........2       1       2       2
Period (s)..........4       4       4       4


.Saturday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........20 percent
High Temperature....92
Max Apparent Temp...103
Wind................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-191545-
Coastal Gulf-
1134 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017 /1034 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017/

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Red (updated 11 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)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...20      30      30      20
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms
Temp................87      90      88      85
Apparent Temp.......101     105     102     96
Wind (mph)..........NW 8    W 9     W 10    W 6
Wind Gust...........12      13      13      11
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       2
Period (s)..........4       4       4       4


.Saturday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....90
Max Apparent Temp...103
Wind................Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-191545-
Coastal Franklin-
1134 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 11 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)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...20      40      40      20
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms
Temp................87      89      87      85
Apparent Temp.......100     102     99      95
Wind (mph)..........W 6     SW 9    SW 10   W 6
Wind Gust...........10      13      15      12
Surf Ht (ft)........0       0       0       0
Period (s)..........3       3       3       3


.Saturday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....90
Max Apparent Temp...103
Wind................Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............Less than 1 foot.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$



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