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FZUS52 KTAE 041546
SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1046 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015



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

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

SOUTHERLY WINDS AT 10 TO 15 MPH AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT
WILL CONTINUE GRADUALLY BUILD SURF ALONG AREA BEACHES. 1 TO 2 FOOT
SURF TODAY WILL BE FOLLOWED BY SOME 2 TO 3 FOOT SURF ON THURSDAY
AS THE FRONT FINALLY ARRIVES. THE ONSHORE WINDS AND BUILDING SURF
WILL SUPPORT SOME RIP CURRENT ACTIVITY. BE SURE TO CHECK THE RIP
CURRENT RISK AT YOUR LOCAL BEACH.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR WEDNESDAY MARCH 04 2015...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 01:07 AM ... LOW 07:39 AM ... HIGH 01:51 PM ... LOW 07:41 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 02:30 AM ... LOW 09:49 AM ... HIGH 03:58 PM ... LOW 09:42 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 05:58 AM ... HIGH 09:45 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
MARCH 4, 2015: SUNRISE 700 AM EST...SUNSET 638 PM EST.


FLZ108-050000-
SOUTH WALTON-
946 AM CST WED MAR 4 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 3 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      20      20      20
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  SHWRS   SHWRS   SHWRS
TEMP................65      71      71      66
APPARENT TEMP.......65      71      71      66
WIND (MPH)..........SE 11   S 10    S 10    SE 8
WIND GUST...........17      15      15      14
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       5


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........60 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....64
MAX APPARENT TEMP...66
WIND................SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST 5
                    TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-050000-
COASTAL BAY-
946 AM CST WED MAR 4 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)        9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      20      20      20
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  SHWRS   SHWRS   SHWRS
TEMP................66      73      73      67
APPARENT TEMP.......66      73      73      67
WIND (MPH)..........S 12    S 12    S 11    S 8
WIND GUST...........19      17      17      15
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       5


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........50 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....68
MAX APPARENT TEMP...71
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING
                    NORTHWEST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-050000-
COASTAL GULF-
1046 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 10 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)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      20      20      10
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  SHWRS   SHWRS   MOCLDY
TEMP................68      71      71      67
APPARENT TEMP.......68      71      71      67
WIND (MPH)..........SE 10   S 12    S 10    S 8
WIND GUST...........16      17      17      15
SURF HT (FT)........1       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       5


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........50 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....70
MAX APPARENT TEMP...70
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING
                    NORTHWEST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-050000-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1046 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 10 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)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      10      10
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY
TEMP................68      72      72      66
APPARENT TEMP.......68      72      72      66
WIND (MPH)..........S 9     S 10    S 9     S 5
WIND GUST...........14      15      14      15
SURF HT (FT)........1       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........3       4       4       5


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........50 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....71
MAX APPARENT TEMP...71
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$







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