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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
950 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014


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


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

MODEST WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL KEEP THE RIP CURRENT THREAT
NEAR NORMAL SUMMERTIME THREAT LEVELS. MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD BE EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR WEDNESDAY AUGUST 20 2014...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 12:09 AM ... LOW 04:16 AM ... HIGH 11:03 AM ... LOW 06:37 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 03:14 AM ... LOW 06:17 AM ... HIGH 11:30 AM ... LOW 08:32 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 06:56 AM ... LOW 06:03 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
AUGUST 20 2014: SUNRISE 707 AM EDT SUNSET 814 PM EDT


FLZ108-210300-
SOUTH WALTON-
850 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 8 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. PEOPLE
SHOULD ENTER THE WATER ONLY IF THEY ARE EXPERIENCED WITH SWIMMING IN
THE SURF. NEVER SWIM ALONE...EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...AND MAKE
SURE SOMEONE KNOWS WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP
CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE UNTIL YOU ARE OUT OF THE
PULL OF THE RIP CURRENT. ALWAYS CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH FLAG SYSTEM.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 10 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      40      40      10
WEATHER TYPE........TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS  PTCLDY
TEMP................80      87      90      91      86
APPARENT TEMP.......84      97      100     102     95
WIND (MPH)..........W 4     W 6     SW 9    SW 9    W 5
WIND GUST...........10      11      13      13      11
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4       4


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....95
MAX APPARENT TEMP...107
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BACKING
                    SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-210300-
COASTAL BAY-
850 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 8 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. PEOPLE
SHOULD ENTER THE WATER ONLY IF THEY ARE EXPERIENCED WITH SWIMMING IN
THE SURF. NEVER SWIM ALONE...EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...AND MAKE
SURE SOMEONE KNOWS WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP
CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE UNTIL YOU ARE OUT OF THE
PULL OF THE RIP CURRENT. ALWAYS CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH FLAG SYSTEM.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      40      40      10
WEATHER TYPE........TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS  CLEAR
TEMP................80      87      92      92      87
APPARENT TEMP.......83      98      102     102     96
WIND (MPH)..........W 4     W 6     W 9     W 9     W 6
WIND GUST...........10      12      13      13      12
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4       4


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....97
MAX APPARENT TEMP...110
WIND................WEST WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-210300-
COASTAL GULF-
950 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. PEOPLE
SHOULD ENTER THE WATER ONLY IF THEY ARE EXPERIENCED WITH SWIMMING IN
THE SURF. NEVER SWIM ALONE...EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...AND MAKE
SURE SOMEONE KNOWS WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP
CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE UNTIL YOU ARE OUT OF THE
PULL OF THE RIP CURRENT. ALWAYS CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH FLAG SYSTEM.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      40      40      10
WEATHER TYPE........TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS  CLEAR
TEMP................81      87      90      91      86
APPARENT TEMP.......87      98      102     102     95
WIND (MPH)..........W 6     W 9     W 10    W 11    W 8
WIND GUST...........12      12      13      13      12
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4       4


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....94
MAX APPARENT TEMP...107
WIND................WEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-210300-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
950 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. PEOPLE
SHOULD ENTER THE WATER ONLY IF THEY ARE EXPERIENCED WITH SWIMMING IN
THE SURF. NEVER SWIM ALONE...EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...AND MAKE
SURE SOMEONE KNOWS WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP
CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE UNTIL YOU ARE OUT OF THE
PULL OF THE RIP CURRENT. ALWAYS CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH FLAG SYSTEM.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      50      50      10
WEATHER TYPE........TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS  CLEAR
TEMP................79      88      92      92      87
APPARENT TEMP.......82      98      103     103     96
WIND (MPH)..........W 4     W 8     SW 9    W 10    W 8
WIND GUST...........11      12      16      16      13
SURF HT (FT)........1       0       0       0       0
PERIOD (S)..........3       4       3       3       3


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....95
MAX APPARENT TEMP...108
WIND................NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


$$







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