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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
958 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015


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


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH TODAY WILL GRADUALLY VEER TO THE
SOUTH AND INCREASE TO 10 TO 15 MPH ON WEDNESDAY. THE ONSHORE FLOW
SHOULD ALLOW SURF HEIGHTS TO BUILD FROM AROUND 1 FOOT TODAY...TO 1
AROUND 2 FEET ON WEDNESDAY. SOME RIP CURRENTS COULD BE PRESENT
EITHER DAY...MORE LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY. BE SURE TO CHECK THE RIP
CURRENT HAZARD AT YOUR LOCAL BEACH.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR TUESDAY MARCH 03 2015...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 12:32 AM ... LOW 07:12 AM ... HIGH 01:25 PM ... LOW 07:07 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 01:39 AM ... LOW 09:19 AM ... HIGH 03:41 PM ... LOW 09:05 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 05:49 AM ... HIGH 09:02 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
MARCH 3, 2015: SUNRISE 701 AM EST...SUNSET 637 PM EST


FLZ108-040000-
SOUTH WALTON-
858 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.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 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        6 AM    9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      10      10      10
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY
TEMP................59      66      71      73      66
APPARENT TEMP.......59      66      71      73      66
WIND (MPH)..........E 2     SE 6    S 10    S 9     SE 5
WIND GUST...........9       12      14      14      11
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       3       3       4


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........30 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....71
MAX APPARENT TEMP...73
WIND................SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............5 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-040000-
COASTAL BAY-
858 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.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 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        6 AM    9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      10      10      10
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY
TEMP................59      67      73      74      67
APPARENT TEMP.......59      67      73      74      67
WIND (MPH)..........E 2     SE 8    S 12    S 10    SE 5
WIND GUST...........9       13      16      15      12
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       4       3       3       4


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....72
MAX APPARENT TEMP...76
WIND................SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS RISING TO 10 TO 15
                    KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-040000-
COASTAL GULF-
958 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.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 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      10      10      10
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY
TEMP................60      66      71      73      66
APPARENT TEMP.......60      66      71      73      66
WIND (MPH)..........E 3     SE 8    SE 11   SE 9    SE 5
WIND GUST...........11      13      15      15      12
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       3       3       3       4


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....70
MAX APPARENT TEMP...73
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-040000-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
958 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.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 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      10      10      10
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY
TEMP................60      67      72      73      66
APPARENT TEMP.......60      67      72      73      66
WIND (MPH)..........E 3     SE 6    SE 9    SE 8    SE 4
WIND GUST...........12      13      14      14      11
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       2       3       3       3


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....71
MAX APPARENT TEMP...73
WIND................SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$







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