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FZUS52 KTAE 201436
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
936 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

EASTERLY FLOW ALONG THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON WILL INCREASE THE
LONGSHORE CURRENT...RESULTING IN A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR SATURDAY DECEMBER 20 2014...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
LOW 06:59 AM ... HIGH 01:31 PM ... LOW 06:41 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 12:38 AM ... LOW 09:12 AM ... HIGH 04:41 PM ... LOW 08:29 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 06:14 AM ... HIGH 08:16 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
DECEMBER 20 2014: SUNRISE 730 AM EST ...  SUNSET 541 PM EST ...


FLZ108-211445-
SOUTH WALTON-
836 AM CST SAT DEC 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 3 OR LOW EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        6 AM    9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...50      50      30      30      20
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    RAIN    RAIN    RAIN    RAIN
TEMP................49      53      57      59      56
APPARENT TEMP.......44      53      57      59      56
WIND (MPH)..........NE 12   NE 11   NE 9    NE 9    NE 9
WIND GUST...........18      17      15      15      15
SURF HT (FT)........1       2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........3       4       4       4       4


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....61
MAX APPARENT TEMP...62
WIND................EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............3 OR LOW EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-211445-
COASTAL BAY-
836 AM CST SAT DEC 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 3 OR LOW EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        6 AM    9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...40      40      20      20      20
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    RAIN    RAIN    RAIN    RAIN
TEMP................49      54      62      63      57
APPARENT TEMP.......44      54      62      63      57
WIND (MPH)..........NE 11   NE 11   NE 9    NE 8    NE 8
WIND GUST...........18      17      15      14      15
SURF HT (FT)........0       0       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       3       3       3


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....61
MAX APPARENT TEMP...62
WIND................EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............3 OR LOW EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-211445-
COASTAL GULF-
936 AM EST SAT DEC 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 3 OR LOW EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...30      30      10      10      30
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    RAIN    MOCLDY  MOCLDY  RAIN
TEMP................51      56      63      65      60
APPARENT TEMP.......48      56      63      65      60
WIND (MPH)..........NE 10   NE 11   E 10    E 9     NE 9
WIND GUST...........17      17      16      16      15
SURF HT (FT)........1       0       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       3       3       3


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....62
MAX APPARENT TEMP...64
WIND................EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............3 OR LOW EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-211445-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
936 AM EST SAT DEC 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 3 OR LOW EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...20      20      10      10      20
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN    MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  RAIN
TEMP................50      56      63      65      60
APPARENT TEMP.......47      56      63      65      60
WIND (MPH)..........NE 9    NE 10   E 10    E 8     NE 8
WIND GUST...........18      18      18      17      17
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       3       4       3


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....62
MAX APPARENT TEMP...64
WIND................EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............3 OR LOW EXPOSURE.


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