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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
328 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014


...A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES OF
THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND BIG BEND TODAY..


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

DESPITE WINDS WHICH WILL BE OFFSHORE OUT OF THE NORTHEAST TODAY...
A SOUTHEASTERLY SWELL IS EXPECTED TO CREATE SURF HEIGHTS OF 2 TO 3
FEET...WITH A FEW HIGHER SETS POSSIBLE...AT THE AREA BEACHES TODAY.
THIS WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS. ON MONDAY...
THIS SWELL WILL BE LONG GONE...WITH BREAKERS OF ONLY 1 FOOT OR LESS
EXPECTED AT ALL OF THE BEACHES.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 20 2014...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 12:56 AM ... LOW 06:27 AM ... HIGH 12:46 PM ... LOW 07:24 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 03:03 AM ... LOW 08:26 AM ... HIGH 01:48 PM ... LOW 09:18 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 08:32 AM ... LOW 05:32 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
SEPTEMBER 20 2014: SUNRISE 725 AM EDT SUNSET 737 PM EDT


FLZ108-210900-
SOUTH WALTON-
228 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE UPDATED UPON COORDINATION WITH THE BEACH
PATROLS AND BEACH FLAGS AROUND 10 AM EDT.

THE GENERAL OUTLOOK FOR TODAY IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.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........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  CLEAR
TEMP................72      78      84      85      81
APPARENT TEMP.......72      78      87      89      83
WIND (MPH)..........NE 10   NE 12   NE 11   NE 10   NE 9
WIND GUST...........17      18      16      15      15
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       3       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6       6


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....87.
MAX APPARENT TEMP...92.
WIND................EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-210900-
COASTAL BAY-
228 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE UPDATED UPON COORDINATION WITH THE BEACH
PATROLS AND BEACH FLAGS AROUND 10 AM EDT.

THE GENERAL OUTLOOK FOR TODAY IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.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........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY
TEMP................72      78      84      85      80
APPARENT TEMP.......72      78      88      89      83
WIND (MPH)..........NE 9    NE 11   NE 10   NE 9    NE 8
WIND GUST...........17      17      16      14      14
SURF HT (FT)........2       3       1       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       6       5


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....88.
MAX APPARENT TEMP...92.
WIND................EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-210900-
COASTAL GULF-
328 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE UPDATED UPON COORDINATION WITH THE BEACH
PATROLS AND BEACH FLAGS AROUND 10 AM EDT.

THE GENERAL OUTLOOK FOR TODAY IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      20      20      10
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  SHWRS   SHWRS   PTCLDY
TEMP................73      78      83      85      80
APPARENT TEMP.......73      78      88      89      83
WIND (MPH)..........NE 9    NE 11   E 10    E 8     NE 6
WIND GUST...........19      18      16      14      14
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       4       4       5       4


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....86.
MAX APPARENT TEMP...92.
WIND................SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-210900-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
328 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE UPDATED UPON COORDINATION WITH THE BEACH
PATROLS AND BEACH FLAGS AROUND 10 AM EDT.

THE GENERAL OUTLOOK FOR TODAY IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      30      30      20
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  SHWRS   SHWRS   TSTRMS
TEMP................73      79      83      84      80
APPARENT TEMP.......73      79      87      88      83
WIND (MPH)..........NE 9    NE 11   NE 9    NE 8    NE 8
WIND GUST...........20      19      17      14      14
SURF HT (FT)........2       3       3       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5       4


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT.
HIGH TEMPERATURE....87.
MAX APPARENT TEMP...92.
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............9 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.

$$

GOULD





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