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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1249 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK ALONG THE PANHANDLE AND BIG BEND BEACHES
THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK...

...A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR COASTAL AREAS WEST OF
THE AUCILLA RIVER...

...A STORM SURGE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL NORTH FLORIDA AND BIG
BEND COASTAL AREAS...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Wind and surf will increase significantly as Alberto approaches
the area. Frequent life-threatening rip currents are likely
through the middle of the week. Surf heights will build through
the weekend. Even higher surf heights may require high surf
warnings for Monday into Tuesday.

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


.Tide information for Saturday May 26 2018...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 01:04 AM ... Low 06:40 AM ... High 12:55 PM ... Low 07:36 PM.

Apalachicola.
High 03:28 AM ... Low 08:33 AM ... High 01:59 PM ... Low 09:42 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
High 09:05 AM ... Low 06:50 PM.
May 26 2018: Sunrise 638 AM EDT Sunset 832 PM EDT


FLZ108-270900-
South Walton-
1149 AM CDT Sat May 26 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                      currents are likely today.
Beach Flags:          Red (updated 11 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)        10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm
Chance Precip (%)...60      60      60      40
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms
Temp................81      81      80      78
Apparent Temp.......85      84      83      78
Wind (mph)..........SE 8    SE 10   SE 10   SE 10
Wind Gust...........15      17      18      18
Surf Ht (ft)........3       3       4       4
Period (s)..........7       4       5       5


.Sunday...

Rip Current Fcst....High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                    currents are likely.
Rain Chances........80 percent
High Temperature....81
Max Apparent Temp...79
Wind................Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph veering east 15
                    to 25 mph early in the afternoon.
Surf Ht.............5 to 8 feet.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-270900-
Coastal Bay-
1249 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                      currents are likely today.
Beach Flags:          Red (updated 11 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)        10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm
Chance Precip (%)...70      60      60      40
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms
Temp................80      81      80      78
Apparent Temp.......83      85      82      78
Wind (mph)..........SE 8    SE 9    SE 9    SE 9
Wind Gust...........15      17      19      19
Surf Ht (ft)........2       3       3       4
Period (s)..........6       5       4       5


.Sunday...

Rip Current Fcst....High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                    currents are likely.
Rain Chances........80 percent
High Temperature....81
Max Apparent Temp...84
Wind................East winds 10 to 20 mph.
Surf Ht.............4 to 7 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-270900-
Coastal Gulf-
1249 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018 /1149 AM CDT Sat May 26 2018/

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                      currents are likely today.
Beach Flags:          Red (updated 12 PM 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)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...70      50      50      50
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms
Temp................79      80      79      78
Apparent Temp.......82      83      80      78
Wind (mph)..........SE 9    SE 11   SE 11   SE 10
Wind Gust...........14      17      19      20
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       3       4
Period (s)..........4       5       5       6


.Sunday...

Rip Current Fcst....High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                    currents are likely.
Rain Chances........80 percent
High Temperature....81
Max Apparent Temp...84
Wind................East winds 15 to 20 mph.
Surf Ht.............4 to 7 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-270900-
Coastal Franklin-
1249 PM EDT Sat May 26 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                      currents are likely today.
Beach Flags:          Red (updated 12 PM 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)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...70      50      50      50
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms
Temp................79      79      79      78
Apparent Temp.......79      81      79      78
Wind (mph)..........SE 9    SE 10   SE 11   SE 11
Wind Gust...........15      17      18      19
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       3       3
Period (s)..........4       5       6       6


.Sunday...

Rip Current Fcst....High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                    currents are likely.
Rain Chances........80 percent
High Temperature....81
Max Apparent Temp...85
Wind................East winds 15 to 20 mph.
Surf Ht.............4 to 7 feet.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$



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