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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1002 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017


...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT WALTON...BAY...GULF AND FRANKLIN
COUNTY BEACHES...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY ALONG PANHANDLE BEACHES THROUGH MONDAY
NIGHT...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

DETERIORATING BEACH CONDITIONS TODAY WITH INCREASING SOUTHERLY
WINDS...SURF OF 4 TO 6 FEET, AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.
BEACH GOERS ARE URGED TO STAY OUT OF THE SURF THIS WEEKEND UNTIL
CONDITIONS IMPROVE NEXT WEEK. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS
ARE EXPECTED AS WELL WITH SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR SATURDAY JANUARY 21 2017...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
LOW 03:34 AM ... HIGH 10:15 AM ... LOW 02:26 PM ... HIGH 09:06 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 05:49 AM ... HIGH 12:40 PM ... LOW 03:50 PM ... HIGH 09:57 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 04:09 AM ... HIGH 05:29 PM.
JANUARY 21 2017: SUNRISE 733 AM EST ...  SUNSET 605 PM EST ...


FLZ108-220900-
SOUTH WALTON-
902 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          RED (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.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 CHANGED TO DOUBLE
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...70      70      70      90
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................70      73      73      71
APPARENT TEMP.......70      73      73      70
WIND (MPH)..........S 16    SW 18   SW 14   S 12
WIND GUST...........21      24      22      19
SURF HT (FT)........4       5       5       5
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       7


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....71
MAX APPARENT TEMP...71
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
SURF HT.............5 TO 8 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


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FLZ112-220900-
COASTAL BAY-
1002 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          YELLOW (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.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 CHANGED TO DOUBLE
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...70      70      70      90
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................70      74      74      71
APPARENT TEMP.......70      74      74      70
WIND (MPH)..........S 16    SW 19   SW 16   S 12
WIND GUST...........22      26      25      20
SURF HT (FT)........4       5       5       5
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       7


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........90 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....72
MAX APPARENT TEMP...72
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
SURF HT.............5 TO 8 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-220900-
COASTAL GULF-
1002 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017 /902 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017/

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          DOUBLE RED (UPDATED 10 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

IN DOUBLE RED FLAG CONDITIONS...THE WATER IS CLOSED. DANGEROUS AND
POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ARE OCCURRING. THE SURF AND WATER
CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...60      70      70      80
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................71      74      74      71
APPARENT TEMP.......71      74      74      70
WIND (MPH)..........S 16    S 18    S 16    S 12
WIND GUST...........21      23      22      17
SURF HT (FT)........3       4       5       4
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       7


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........90 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....72
MAX APPARENT TEMP...72
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
SURF HT.............4 TO 7 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-220900-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1002 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                      CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.
BEACH FLAGS:          RED (UPDATED 10 AM LT)

.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 CHANGED TO DOUBLE
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...50      70      70      80
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................71      73      73      71
APPARENT TEMP.......71      73      73      70
WIND (MPH)..........S 14    S 16    S 14    S 11
WIND GUST...........20      22      22      17
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       3
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       6       6


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
                    CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.
RAIN CHANCES........90 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....72
MAX APPARENT TEMP...73
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


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