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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1116 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018


...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK FOR BAY AND WALTON COUNTY BEACHES...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Southeast winds of 10 to 15 mph today will allow for surf heights
of 2 to 4 feet. Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.


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


.Tide information for Tuesday February 20 2018...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 04:34 AM ... Low 10:32 AM ... High 04:38 PM ... Low 11:14 PM.

Apalachicola.
Low 12:29 AM ... High 06:37 AM ... Low 12:24 PM ... High 06:37 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
High 12:36 AM ... Low 06:23 AM ... High 01:58 PM ... Low 09:29 PM.
February 20 2018: Sunrise 713 AM EST ...  Sunset 630 PM EST ...


FLZ108-210900-
South Walton-
1016 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

.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 changing 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 (%)...0       10      10      30
Weather Type........MoCldy  MoCldy  MoCldy  Shwrs
Temp................70      75      74      70
Apparent Temp.......70      75      74      70
Wind (mph)..........SE 13   SE 14   SE 12   SE 10
Wind Gust...........20      20      18      17
Surf Ht (ft)........3       4       4       4
Period (s)..........6       6       6       7


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....79
Max Apparent Temp...78
Wind................Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............3 to 5 feet.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-210900-
Coastal Bay-
1116 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.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 changing 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 (%)...0       20      20      20
Weather Type........MoCldy  Shwrs   Shwrs   Shwrs
Temp................71      77      76      71
Apparent Temp.......71      77      76      71
Wind (mph)..........SE 13   SE 14   SE 12   SE 9
Wind Gust...........20      20      18      15
Surf Ht (ft)........3       4       4       4
Period (s)..........6       6       6       7


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....80
Max Apparent Temp...83
Wind................Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............2 to 4 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-210900-
Coastal Gulf-
1116 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018 /1016 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018/

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 11 AM LT)

.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)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
Chance Precip (%)...0       10      10      10
Weather Type........MoCldy  MoCldy  MoCldy  MoCldy
Temp................70      74      73      70
Apparent Temp.......70      74      73      70
Wind (mph)..........SE 13   SE 13   SE 11   SE 8
Wind Gust...........20      20      17      15
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       2       2
Period (s)..........6       6       6       7


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....79
Max Apparent Temp...78
Wind................Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 3 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-210900-
Coastal Franklin-
1116 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
                      today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 11 AM LT)

.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)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
Chance Precip (%)...10      10      10      10
Weather Type........MoCldy  MoCldy  MoCldy  MoCldy
Temp................69      73      72      69
Apparent Temp.......69      73      72      69
Wind (mph)..........SE 11   SE 11   SE 9    SE 5
Wind Gust...........19      17      14      12
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       2       2
Period (s)..........5       5       5       6


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....79
Max Apparent Temp...77
Wind................Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 3 feet.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$



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