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SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
341 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...
WINDS WILL SHIFT TO OFFSHORE THIS MORNING. SURF UP TO 2 FEET IS
EXPECTED TODAY AND AGAIN ON THURSDAY.

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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR WEDNESDAY MAY 04 2016...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 01:05 AM ... LOW 06:59 AM ... HIGH 01:11 PM ... LOW 07:42 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 02:53 AM ... LOW 08:54 AM ... HIGH 02:32 PM ... LOW 09:40 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 02:47 AM ... HIGH 09:32 AM ... LOW 05:36 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
MAY 4 2016: SUNRISE 651 AM EDT SUNSET 818 PM EDT


FLZ108-050000-
SOUTH WALTON-
241 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

.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. IF
CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...STAY CALM AND SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...THEN SWIM TOWARDS SHORE.
NEVER SWIM ALONE AND WHEN POSSIBLE SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD FOR MAXIMUM
SAFETY. 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 (%)...10      10      0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................65      70      75      77      73
APPARENT TEMP.......65      70      75      77      73
WIND (MPH)..........N 11    N 11    NW 12   NW 11   NW 9
WIND GUST...........17      16      17      17      15
SURF HT (FT)........2       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       3       3


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...76
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-050000-
COASTAL BAY-
341 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.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. IF
CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...STAY CALM AND SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...THEN SWIM TOWARDS SHORE.
NEVER SWIM ALONE AND WHEN POSSIBLE SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD FOR MAXIMUM
SAFETY. 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 (%)...10      10      0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  PTCLDY  CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................66      71      75      77      73
APPARENT TEMP.......66      71      75      77      73
WIND (MPH)..........N 11    N 11    NW 13   NW 13   NW 9
WIND GUST...........18      16      18      18      17
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       3       4


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....75
MAX APPARENT TEMP...76
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-050000-
COASTAL GULF-
341 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016 /241 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016/

.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. IF
CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...STAY CALM AND SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...THEN SWIM TOWARDS SHORE.
NEVER SWIM ALONE AND WHEN POSSIBLE SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD FOR MAXIMUM
SAFETY. 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      0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................68      72      76      77      73
APPARENT TEMP.......68      72      76      77      73
WIND (MPH)..........N 11    N 10    NW 13   NW 13   NW 10
WIND GUST...........17      17      18      20      19
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       5       3       4


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...77
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-050000-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
341 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.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. IF
CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...STAY CALM AND SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...THEN SWIM TOWARDS SHORE.
NEVER SWIM ALONE AND WHEN POSSIBLE SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD FOR MAXIMUM
SAFETY. 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      0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................68      73      77      79      74
APPARENT TEMP.......68      73      77      79      74
WIND (MPH)..........N 11    NW 11   NW 11   NW 12   NW 10
WIND GUST...........17      18      18      20      19
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       3       4       3       4


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...77
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$



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