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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
328 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Winds will be from the west this morning and become northwesterly
this afternoon and evening after a weak cold front passes
through. Surf heights will be around 2 to 3 feet. Winds will
become easterly on Friday.


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


.Tide information for Thursday April 19 2018...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 05:32 AM ... Low 10:44 AM ... High 04:31 PM ... Low 11:46 PM.

Apalachicola.
Low 12:58 AM ... High 08:28 AM ... Low 12:37 PM ... High 05:51 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
High 12:13 PM ... Low 11:16 PM.
April 19 2018: Sunrise 706 AM EDT Sunset 808 PM EDT


FLZ108-200730-
South Walton-
228 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. Swim
near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don`t fight
the current. Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable
to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired, float
or tread water until out of the rip current. 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 (%)...10      10      10      10      0
Weather Type........PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy  Clear   Clear
Temp................64      70      76      77      72
Apparent Temp.......64      70      76      77      72
Wind (mph)..........W 9     NW 8    NW 9    NW 10   N 11
Wind Gust...........16      13      11      14      21
Surf Ht (ft)........3       2       2       2       2
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5       4


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....73
Max Apparent Temp...75
Wind................Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph easing to up to 5
                    mph late in the afternoon.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


$$

FLZ112-200730-
Coastal Bay-
328 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. Swim
near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don`t fight
the current. Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable
to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired, float
or tread water until out of the rip current. 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 (%)...10      10      10      10      0
Weather Type........PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy  Clear
Temp................65      72      77      77      72
Apparent Temp.......65      72      77      77      72
Wind (mph)..........W 8     W 9     W 9     NW 9    NW 9
Wind Gust...........15      15      13      13      19
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       2       2       3
Period (s)..........4       5       5       4       4


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....74
Max Apparent Temp...78
Wind................Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph easing to up to 5
                    mph late in the afternoon.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ114-200730-
Coastal Gulf-
328 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018 /228 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018/

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. Swim
near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don`t fight
the current. Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable
to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired, float
or tread water until out of the rip current. 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 (%)...10      10      10      10      0
Weather Type........PtCldy  PtCldy  PtCldy  Clear   Clear
Temp................66      73      76      75      71
Apparent Temp.......66      73      76      75      71
Wind (mph)..........W 8     W 10    W 10    W 9     NW 8
Wind Gust...........14      15      15      15      19
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       2       2       3
Period (s)..........4       4       4       4       4


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....73
Max Apparent Temp...76
Wind................East winds 5 to 15 mph easing to up to 5 mph
                    late in the afternoon.
Surf Ht.............1 to 2 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-200730-
Coastal Franklin-
328 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. Swim
near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don`t fight
the current. Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable
to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired, float
or tread water until out of the rip current. 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 (%)...10      10      10      10      0
Weather Type........PtCldy  PtCldy  Clear   PtCldy  PtCldy
Temp................64      73      77      77      71
Apparent Temp.......64      73      77      77      71
Wind (mph)..........W 6     W 9     W 10    W 9     NW 8
Wind Gust...........14      15      16      16      16
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1
Period (s)..........4       4       4       4       4


.Friday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........0 percent
High Temperature....73
Max Apparent Temp...76
Wind................East winds 5 to 15 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 3 feet.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$


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