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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
316 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017


...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG GULF COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH
TONIGHT...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Onshore winds around 10 MPH will result in a moderate risk of rip
currents today, with a higher risk in Gulf county. An isolated
shower or thunderstorm is possible today but otherwise partly
cloudy skies will prevail.


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


.Tide information for Sunday August 20 2017...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 02:18 AM ... Low 07:33 AM ... High 01:39 PM ... Low 08:40 PM.

Apalachicola.
High 05:16 AM ... Low 09:29 AM ... High 02:40 PM ... Low 10:52 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
High 09:52 AM ... Low 07:56 PM.
August 20 2017: Sunrise 707 AM EDT Sunset 814 PM EDT


FLZ108-210730-
South Walton-
216 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.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)        7 am    10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       10      10      20
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   PtCldy  Tstms
Temp................78      89      92      93      86
Apparent Temp.......78      99      102     104     96
Wind (mph)..........NE 4    E 5     S 6     S 8     S 5
Wind Gust...........8       9       11      12      11
Surf Ht (ft)........1       0       1       1       1
Period (s)..........3       3       2       2       3


.Monday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....92
Max Apparent Temp...103
Wind................Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-210730-
Coastal Bay-
316 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.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)        7 am    10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       20      20      20
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms
Temp................77      88      92      92      85
Apparent Temp.......77      98      101     103     94
Wind (mph)..........NE 4    E 5     S 6     S 8     S 5
Wind Gust...........8       9       12      12      10
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........3       3       2       2       3


.Monday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....91
Max Apparent Temp...102
Wind................Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-210730-
Coastal Gulf-
316 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017 /216 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017/

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
currents are likely today.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents are expected today. When the rip
current risk is high, the surf and water conditions are dangerous for
all levels of swimmers. If the flags are changing to double red,
remember that means the water is closed.

The UV index today is 8 or very high exposure.


Time (local)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...10      10      10      10      20
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   PtCldy  PtCldy  Tstms
Temp................78      87      90      91      85
Apparent Temp.......79      99      102     104     95
Wind (mph)..........NE 4    SE 5    S 9     S 8     S 4
Wind Gust...........8       10      12      12      9
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........3       3       2       2       2


.Monday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....90
Max Apparent Temp...102
Wind................Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-210730-
Coastal Franklin-
316 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...10      10      10      10      20
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   PtCldy  PtCldy  Tstms
Temp................78      87      89      90      85
Apparent Temp.......79      98      100     102     95
Wind (mph)..........NE 3    SE 6    SE 9    S 8     S 4
Wind Gust...........8       10      11      11      8
Surf Ht (ft)........0       0       0       1       0
Period (s)..........3       2       2       2       2


.Monday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....89
Max Apparent Temp...100
Wind................Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$



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