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SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1136 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014


...THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG THE BIG BEND
AND PANHANDLE BEACHES...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

STRONG EASTERLY WINDS WILL RESULT IN ELEVATED SURF ALONG EASTWARD
FACING BEACHES TODAY. ADDITIONALLY...THE STRONG EASTERLY FLOW WILL
INCREASE THE LONGSHORE CURRENT ALONG PANHANDLE BEACHES. THESE
EFFECTS WILL RESULT IN A HIGHER THAN USUAL CHANCE FOR STRONG RIP
CURRENTS.

WATER TEMPERATURE: 67 DEGREES AT PANAMA CITY BEACH. 76 DEGREES AT
THE FSU COASTAL AND MARINE LAB NEAR APALACHICOLA.


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR THURSDAY APRIL 17 2014...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 04:26 AM ... LOW 09:49 AM ... HIGH 03:45 PM ... LOW 10:46 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 12:03 AM ... HIGH 07:12 AM ... LOW 11:44 AM ... HIGH 05:00 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 11:35 AM ... LOW 09:56 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
APRIL 17 2014: SUNRISE 708 AM EDT SUNSET 806 PM EDT


FLZ108-181545-
SOUTH WALTON-
1036 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 10 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER...SO IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGED TO DOUBLE RED...
REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 9 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       10      10      70
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  RAIN
TEMP................61      67      70      65
APPARENT TEMP.......61      67      70      65
WIND (MPH)..........E 10    NE 10   NE 10   NE 10
WIND GUST...........17      16      19      23
SURF HT (FT)........2       3       3       3
PERIOD (S)..........5       6       6       5


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........100 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....65
MAX APPARENT TEMP...65
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............3 TO 6 FEET.
UV INDEX............5 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


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FLZ112-181545-
COASTAL BAY-
1036 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 10 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER...SO IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGED TO DOUBLE RED...
REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       10      10      70
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  RAIN
TEMP................63      69      72      66
APPARENT TEMP.......63      69      72      66
WIND (MPH)..........E 10    NE 9    NE 8    NE 9
WIND GUST...........19      14      18      23
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       5       5       4


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........100 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....65
MAX APPARENT TEMP...66
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 25 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............4 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-181545-
COASTAL GULF-
1136 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 11 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER...SO IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGED TO DOUBLE RED...
REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      20      20      70
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  RAIN    RAIN
TEMP................64      68      71      66
APPARENT TEMP.......64      68      71      66
WIND (MPH)..........E 11    E 8     NE 6    NE 9
WIND GUST...........24      19      20      26
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       5       5       3


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........100 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....66
MAX APPARENT TEMP...68
WIND................NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............2 OR LOW EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-181545-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1136 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 11 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER...SO IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGED TO DOUBLE RED...
REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 9 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       20      20      60
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  RAIN    RAIN
TEMP................64      68      71      66
APPARENT TEMP.......64      68      71      66
WIND (MPH)..........E 12    NE 9    NE 9    E 10
WIND GUST...........27      23      22      26
SURF HT (FT)........4       4       3       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       4


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........100 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....67
MAX APPARENT TEMP...70
WIND................EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............2 OR LOW EXPOSURE.


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