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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1147 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018


...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR PANHANDLE BEACHES..


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

There is a high risk of rip currents along all panhandle beaches today.
Winds and seas have briefly subsided this morning, but onshore
winds with gusts around 20 mph are expected this afternoon and
evening. Dry conditions will prevail under mostly sunny skies.


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


.Tide information for Tuesday April 24 2018...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
Low 04:35 AM ... High 11:31 AM ... Low 04:53 PM ... High 10:46 PM.

Apalachicola.
Low 06:50 AM ... High 01:57 PM ... Low 07:19 PM ... High 11:54 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
Low 03:38 AM ... High 06:15 PM.
April 24 2018: Sunrise 701 AM EDT Sunset 811 PM EDT


FLZ108-251600-
South Walton-
1047 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 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 7 or high exposure.


Time (local)        10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       10      10      0
Weather Type........PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy  Clear
Temp................67      70      71      70
Apparent Temp.......67      70      71      70
Wind (mph)..........W 10    SW 13   W 14    W 9
Wind Gust...........17      22      21      17
Surf Ht (ft)........2       3       2       2
Period (s)..........5       5       4       4


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....76
Max Apparent Temp...77
Wind................West winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 2 feet.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-251600-
Coastal Bay-
1147 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 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)        10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   PtCldy  PtCldy  Clear
Temp................68      71      72      69
Apparent Temp.......68      71      72      69
Wind (mph)..........W 10    SW 12   W 13    W 8
Wind Gust...........17      20      21      17
Surf Ht (ft)........2       3       3       3
Period (s)..........5       5       4       5


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....76
Max Apparent Temp...79
Wind................Northwest winds up to 10 mph backing west
                    early in the afternoon.
Surf Ht.............1 to 3 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-251600-
Coastal Gulf-
1147 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018 /1047 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018/

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                      currents are likely today.
Beach Flags:          Double Red (updated 11 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

In double red flag conditions, the water is closed. Dangerous and
potentially deadly rip currents are occurring. The surf and water
conditions are dangerous for all levels of swimmers.

The UV index today is 8 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................68      71      72      70
Apparent Temp.......68      71      72      70
Wind (mph)..........W 9     W 12    W 12    W 9
Wind Gust...........14      18      18      18
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       3       3
Period (s)..........5       5       4       4


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....75
Max Apparent Temp...77
Wind................Northwest winds up to 10 mph backing west
                    early in the afternoon.
Surf Ht.............1 to 3 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-251600-
Coastal Franklin-
1147 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...

Rip Current Forecast: High risk of rip currents. Life threatening rip
                      currents are likely today.
Beach Flags:          Yellow (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)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
Chance Precip (%)...0       0       0       0
Weather Type........Clear   Clear   Clear   Clear
Temp................69      73      73      71
Apparent Temp.......69      73      73      71
Wind (mph)..........W 8     W 12    W 12    W 9
Wind Gust...........15      24      22      18
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........5       4       4       4


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....76
Max Apparent Temp...79
Wind................West winds up to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$


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