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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
104 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018


...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT GULF COUNTY BEACHES TODAY...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...
Northerly winds will gradually decrease today, but gusts around 20
mph are still possible this morning. A moderate risk of rip
currents will prevail under clear skies. Rip currents may be
stronger at Gulf County beaches.


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


.Tide information for Thursday January 18 2018...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 02:08 AM ... Low 09:01 AM ... High 03:23 PM ... Low 08:52 PM.

Apalachicola.
High 03:12 AM ... Low 11:12 AM ... High 06:12 PM ... Low 10:55 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
Low 08:06 AM ... High 10:08 PM.
January 18 2018: Sunrise 734 AM EST ...  Sunset 602 PM EST ...


FLZ108-190900-
South Walton-
1204 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 12 PM 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)        12 pm   3 pm    6 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................41      46      37
Apparent Temp.......35      42      33
Wind (mph)..........N 8     N 5     N 4
Wind Gust...........15      12      14
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       0
Period (s)..........3       2       2


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Some rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....54
Max Apparent Temp...54
Wind................North winds up to 5 mph until late afternoon
                    becoming light.
Surf Ht.............Less than 1 foot.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-190900-
Coastal Bay-
104 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 12 PM 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)        12 pm   3 pm    6 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................42      47      38
Apparent Temp.......37      43      36
Wind (mph)..........N 8     N 4     N 3
Wind Gust...........15      12      13
Surf Ht (ft)........1       0       0
Period (s)..........3       3       2


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Some rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....54
Max Apparent Temp...55
Wind................North winds up to 5 mph until late afternoon
                    becoming light.
Surf Ht.............Less than 1 foot.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-190900-
Coastal Gulf-
104 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018 /1204 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018/

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Red (updated 1 PM 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)        1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................43      47      39
Apparent Temp.......39      44      38
Wind (mph)..........N 5     N 3     N 3
Wind Gust...........14      13      15
Surf Ht (ft)........1       0       0
Period (s)..........4       4       3


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Some rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....55
Max Apparent Temp...55
Wind................North winds up to 5 mph in the morning
                    becoming light.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-190900-
Coastal Franklin-
104 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 1 PM 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)        1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................44      49      39
Apparent Temp.......41      46      38
Wind (mph)..........N 5     N 2     N 3
Wind Gust...........12      11      14
Surf Ht (ft)........1       0       0
Period (s)..........4       3       3


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Some rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....56
Max Apparent Temp...56
Wind................North winds up to 5 mph in the morning
                    becoming light.
Surf Ht.............Less than 1 foot.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$



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