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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1022 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Northeast winds around 5 to 10 MPH will support surf heights of 1
to 2 feet today. Tomorrow, winds will shift to the east and
increase to 10 to 15 MPH, allowing surf heights to build to 3 to 5
feet offshore of Walton and Franklin counties, leading to an
increased risk for rip currents. Surf heights will be 1 to 3 feet
offshore of Bay and Gulf counties tomorrow.

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


.Tide information for Friday April 20 2018...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 06:26 AM ... Low 11:24 AM ... High 05:08 PM.

Apalachicola.
Low 01:52 AM ... High 09:44 AM ... Low 01:17 PM ... High 06:31 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
High 01:00 PM.
April 20 2018: Sunrise 705 AM EDT Sunset 808 PM EDT


FLZ108-210000-
South Walton-
922 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Some rip currents are possible today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of inlets,
jetties, reefs, and piers, and can sometimes occur suddenly and
unexpectedly. 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 7 or 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   Clear
Temp................53      62      71      73      71
Apparent Temp.......53      62      71      73      71
Wind (mph)..........NE 10   NE 10   E 6     E 4     NE 4
Wind Gust...........17      16      13      12      11
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........3       3       4       6       6


.Saturday...

Rip Current Fcst....High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                    currents are likely.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....76
Max Apparent Temp...78
Wind................East winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............3 to 5 feet.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-210000-
Coastal Bay-
1022 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Some rip currents are possible today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of inlets,
jetties, reefs, and piers, and can sometimes occur suddenly and
unexpectedly. 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   Clear
Temp................53      62      72      73      71
Apparent Temp.......53      62      72      73      71
Wind (mph)..........NE 9    NE 9    E 5     E 3     N 3
Wind Gust...........17      15      13      11      10
Surf Ht (ft)........2       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........3       3       5       6       5


.Saturday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....78
Max Apparent Temp...81
Wind................East winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 3 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-210000-
Coastal Gulf-
1022 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018 /922 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018/

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Some rip currents are possible today.
Beach Flags:          Red (updated 10 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of inlets,
jetties, reefs, and piers, and can sometimes occur suddenly and
unexpectedly. 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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................55      64      71      71      70
Apparent Temp.......55      64      71      71      70
Wind (mph)..........NE 9    E 8     E 6     E 4     E 3
Wind Gust...........18      15      14      13      11
Surf Ht (ft)........2       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........4       3       4       4       5


.Saturday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....76
Max Apparent Temp...79
Wind................East winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 3 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-210000-
Coastal Franklin-
1022 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: Some rip currents are possible today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 10 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of inlets,
jetties, reefs, and piers, and can sometimes occur suddenly and
unexpectedly. 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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................57      65      71      71      70
Apparent Temp.......57      65      71      71      70
Wind (mph)..........NE 10   NE 10   E 9     E 6     E 6
Wind Gust...........19      18      18      14      18
Surf Ht (ft)........1       2       2       1       1
Period (s)..........4       4       4       4       4


.Saturday...

Rip Current Fcst....High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                    currents are likely.
Rain Chances........10 percent
High Temperature....75
Max Apparent Temp...78
Wind................East winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............3 to 5 feet.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$



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