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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1047 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG PANHANDLE AND BIG BEND BEACHES
TODAY...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Gusty onshore flow and surf heights increasing to 2 to 3 feet will
result in a high risk of deadly rip currents today. A few showers
may be possible late in the afternoon along Panhandle beaches,
otherwise expect mostly cloudy skies with highs in the middle 70s.


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


.Tide information for Thursday April 26 2018...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 12:11 AM ... Low 06:36 AM ... High 12:59 PM ... Low 07:05 PM.

Apalachicola.
High 01:38 AM ... Low 08:41 AM ... High 02:49 PM ... Low 09:08 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
Low 03:58 AM ... High 10:31 AM ... Low 03:00 PM ... High 09:36 PM.
April 26 2018: Sunrise 659 AM EDT Sunset 812 PM EDT


FLZ108-270600-
South Walton-
947 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                      currents are likely today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (updated 9 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)        7 am    10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm
Chance Precip (%)...20      20      10      10      0
Weather Type........Rain    Rain    MoCldy  PtCldy  Clear
Temp................64      72      73      72      67
Apparent Temp.......64      72      73      72      67
Wind (mph)..........S 6     SW 12   SW 14   SW 13   W 9
Wind Gust...........13      21      21      20      16
Surf Ht (ft)........1       2       3       3       4
Period (s)..........4       3       4       5       5


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....72
Max Apparent Temp...73
Wind................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 2 feet.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-270600-
Coastal Bay-
1047 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                      currents are likely today.
Beach Flags:          Red (updated 9 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)        7 am    10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm
Chance Precip (%)...10      10      10      10      0
Weather Type........PtCldy  MoCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy  Clear
Temp................62      72      75      73      68
Apparent Temp.......62      72      75      73      68
Wind (mph)..........S 5     SW 11   SW 14   SW 13   W 10
Wind Gust...........12      20      21      20      19
Surf Ht (ft)........1       2       3       3       3
Period (s)..........4       3       4       4       5


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....72
Max Apparent Temp...74
Wind................West winds up to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 3 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-270600-
Coastal Gulf-
1047 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018 /947 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018/

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                      currents are likely today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...10      10      10      10      0
Weather Type........PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy  Clear
Temp................63      71      74      73      70
Apparent Temp.......63      71      74      73      70
Wind (mph)..........S 3     SW 9    SW 12   SW 11   W 10
Wind Gust...........8       17      19      19      17
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       2       2       3
Period (s)..........4       4       3       4       5


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....71
Max Apparent Temp...72
Wind................West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 3 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-270600-
Coastal Franklin-
1047 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       10      10      10
Weather Type........Clear   PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy
Temp................64      71      74      74      70
Apparent Temp.......64      71      74      74      70
Wind (mph)..........S 2     SW 9    SW 12   SW 11   SW 10
Wind Gust...........7       16      19      19      17
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........4       3       3       3       3


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....74
Max Apparent Temp...76
Wind................West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$



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