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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
433 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
BEACHES...

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

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...
STRONG WESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WILL INCREASE SURF HEIGHTS
TO 3 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON ALONG THE WESTERN FACING BEACHES OF
THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE. THIS WILL RESULT IN A HIGH RISK OF RIP
CURRENTS. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO NORTHERLY ON SUNDAY...DECREASING THE
RIP CURRENT RISK AS SURF BEGINS TO SUBSIDE.

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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12 2016...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 04:23 AM ... LOW 10:26 AM ... HIGH 04:34 PM ... LOW 11:07 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 12:18 AM ... HIGH 06:13 AM ... LOW 12:32 PM ... HIGH 06:39 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 12:42 AM ... LOW 07:33 AM ... HIGH 02:08 PM ... LOW 09:08 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
FEBRUARY 12 2016: SUNRISE 721 AM EST ...  SUNSET 623 PM EST ...


FLZ108-130600-
SOUTH WALTON-
333 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...

THE FORECAST MAY BE UPDATED AROUND 10 AM UPON COORDINATION WITH THE
BEACH PATROLS.

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.

.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)        6 AM    9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  CLEAR   CLEAR   PTCLDY  PTCLDY
TEMP................59      61      65      65      62
APPARENT TEMP.......59      61      65      65      62
WIND (MPH)..........W 11    W 16    W 17    W 14    W 10
WIND GUST...........18      21      22      22      18
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       3       3       3
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       5       5       6


.SATURDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE
                    POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....57
MAX APPARENT TEMP...58
WIND................NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-130600-
COASTAL BAY-
433 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...

THE FORECAST MAY BE UPDATED AROUND 10 AM UPON COORDINATION WITH THE
BEACH PATROLS.

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.

.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)        6 AM    9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  CLEAR   CLEAR   PTCLDY  PTCLDY
TEMP................59      62      66      65      62
APPARENT TEMP.......59      62      66      65      62
WIND (MPH)..........W 12    W 18    W 20    W 18    W 11
WIND GUST...........19      23      24      23      18
SURF HT (FT)........4       3       4       4       4
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5       5


.SATURDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE
                    POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....57
MAX APPARENT TEMP...58
WIND................NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-130600-
COASTAL GULF-
433 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...

THE FORECAST MAY BE UPDATED AROUND 10 AM UPON COORDINATION WITH THE
BEACH PATROLS.

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.

.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)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   PTCLDY
TEMP................60      64      67      65      62
APPARENT TEMP.......60      64      67      65      62
WIND (MPH)..........W 11    W 16    W 18    W 17    W 12
WIND GUST...........17      21      23      22      18
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       3       4       3
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5       6


.SATURDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE
                    POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....59
MAX APPARENT TEMP...60
WIND................NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-130600-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
433 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...

THE FORECAST MAY BE UPDATED AROUND 10 AM UPON COORDINATION WITH THE
BEACH PATROLS.

RIP CURRENT FORECAST: STRONGER AND MORE 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 (%)...0       0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   PTCLDY
TEMP................58      64      68      67      62
APPARENT TEMP.......58      64      68      67      62
WIND (MPH)..........W 9     W 14    W 18    W 16    W 12
WIND GUST...........17      20      22      22      19
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       4       4       4       4


.SATURDAY...

RIP CURRENT FCST....SOME RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....59
MAX APPARENT TEMP...60
WIND................NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$


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