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FZUS52 KTAE 161524
SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1124 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014


.HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY BEACHES
TODAY...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR WALTON...BAY AND GULF
COUNTY BEACHES TODAY...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

SURF HEIGHTS ARE GRADUALLY LOWERING IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG COLD
FRONT...THOUGH A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY FOR FRANKLIN
COUNTY BEACHES AND MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS TODAY FOR
WALTON...BAY AND GULF COUNTY BEACHES...TOMORROW...MODEST EASTERLY
WINDS WILL CREATE ENHANCED SURF ALONG EASTWARD FACING BEACHES AND
WILL LIKELY ENHANCE THE LONGSHORE CURRENTS ELSEWHERE. THUS RIP
CURRENTS REMAIN LIKELY INTO THURSDAY.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR WEDNESDAY APRIL 16 2014...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 03:46 AM ... LOW 09:17 AM ... HIGH 03:17 PM ... LOW 10:07 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 06:20 AM ... LOW 11:13 AM ... HIGH 04:29 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 10:59 AM ... LOW 08:48 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
APRIL 16 2014: SUNRISE 709 AM EDT SUNSET 806 PM EDT


FLZ108-171530-
SOUTH WALTON-
1024 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

.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 9 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................53      62      67      61
APPARENT TEMP.......53      62      67      61
WIND (MPH)..........NE 11   NE 8    NE 8    NE 9
WIND GUST...........18      13      13      15
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       4       6       5


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....69
MAX APPARENT TEMP...71
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


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FLZ112-171530-
COASTAL BAY-
1024 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

.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 9 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................54      63      68      61
APPARENT TEMP.......54      63      68      61
WIND (MPH)..........NE 11   NE 8    NE 8    NE 8
WIND GUST...........17      13      13      15
SURF HT (FT)........0       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       6       3


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........30 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....70
MAX APPARENT TEMP...70
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-171530-
COASTAL GULF-
1124 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 11 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 9 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................55      64      68      62
APPARENT TEMP.......55      64      68      62
WIND (MPH)..........NE 11   NE 6    E 6     E 9
WIND GUST...........17      13      13      17
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       4       5       3


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........30 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....70
MAX APPARENT TEMP...70
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-171530-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1124 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 11 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER...SO IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGED TO DOUBLE RED...
REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 9 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   PTCLDY
TEMP................56      64      69      62
APPARENT TEMP.......56      64      69      62
WIND (MPH)..........NE 11   NE 9    NE 9    E 10
WIND GUST...........20      17      18      19
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4


.THURSDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........30 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....72
MAX APPARENT TEMP...73
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


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