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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
954 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016


...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
AND BIG BEND BEACHES...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...
SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AT 10 MPH WILL GENERATE 2 TO 3 FOOT SURF
ALONG THE BEACHES TODAY. EXPECT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO
OFFSHORE ON WEDNESDAY.

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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR MONDAY MAY 02 2016...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
LOW 05:13 AM ... HIGH 11:50 AM ... LOW 05:55 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 07:07 AM ... HIGH 01:35 PM ... LOW 08:04 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 02:59 AM ... HIGH 11:05 AM ... LOW 02:17 PM ... HIGH 07:49 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
MAY 2 2016: SUNRISE 653 AM EDT SUNSET 816 PM EDT


FLZ108-041400-
SOUTH WALTON-
854 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
                      TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          RED (UPDATED 8 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 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...30      50      30      30      30
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................72      75      77      78      75
APPARENT TEMP.......72      75      77      78      75
WIND (MPH)..........SW 2    W 5     SW 9    SW 9    W 6
WIND GUST...........9       12      14      14      13
SURF HT (FT)........3       2       2       2       3
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6       6


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....79
MAX APPARENT TEMP...79
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-041400-
COASTAL BAY-
954 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
                      TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          YELLOW (UPDATED 8 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)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...30      50      30      20      30
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................73      76      78      78      75
APPARENT TEMP.......73      76      78      78      75
WIND (MPH)..........W 3     W 6     SW 10   SW 10   W 8
WIND GUST...........11      13      15      15      14
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2       3
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       5       5       5


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....79
MAX APPARENT TEMP...80
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-041400-
COASTAL GULF-
954 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016 /854 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016/

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
                      TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          YELLOW (UPDATED 9 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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...30      40      30      20      20
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................74      78      79      78      75
APPARENT TEMP.......74      78      80      78      75
WIND (MPH)..........W 3     SW 6    SW 10   SW 9    SW 8
WIND GUST...........12      13      15      15      13
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       5       5       4


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....79
MAX APPARENT TEMP...80
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-041400-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
954 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE
                      TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          YELLOW (UPDATED 9 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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      40      30      20      20
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................73      79      80      79      76
APPARENT TEMP.......73      81      82      80      76
WIND (MPH)..........W 2     SW 5    SW 10   SW 9    SW 8
WIND GUST...........9       13      16      16      15
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       4       4


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....80
MAX APPARENT TEMP...81
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$


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