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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1149 AM EDT Wed Jul 28 2021

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

A moderate risk of rip currents is forecast today and persists over
the next few days. Gulf County beaches may see high-risk conditions
this weekend as stronger southwest flow is expected to bring 2-ft surf
heights. Confidence is medium.

Based on communication with area beach officials, the following flags
are flying at area beaches:

Walton........................YELLOW
Bay...........................YELLOW
State Park Gulf Beaches.......YELLOW
West Facing Gulf Beaches......YELLOW
South Facing Gulf Beaches.....YELLOW
Franklin......................YELLOW

FLZ108-282030-
South Walton-
Including the beaches of Sandestin, Santa Rosa Beach,
and Turquoise Beach
1049 AM CDT Wed Jul 28 2021

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 1 foot.
UV Index**..................Extreme.
Water Temperature...........85 degrees.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms
                            likely.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 102.
Winds.......................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............High at 01:39 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:01 AM.
Sunset......................8:41 PM.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 1 foot.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 103.
Winds.......................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............Low at 07:53 AM EDT.
                            High at 01:30 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:02 AM.
Sunset......................8:41 PM.

.FRIDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Surf height around 1 foot.
Sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the
upper 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Sunny. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Sunny. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds around 15 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For lightning, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/tae

$$

FLZ112-282030-
Coastal Bay-
Including the beaches of Panama City Beach and Magnolia Beach
1049 AM CDT Wed Jul 28 2021

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 1 foot.
UV Index**..................Extreme.
Water Temperature...........85 degrees.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms
                            likely.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 103.
Winds.......................Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming
                            southwest in the afternoon.
Tides...
   Panama City..............High at 01:39 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................6:59 AM.
Sunset......................8:39 PM.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 1 foot.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 103.
Winds.......................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............Low at 07:53 AM EDT.
                            High at 01:30 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:00 AM.
Sunset......................8:38 PM.

.FRIDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Surf height around 1 foot.
Sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the
upper 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Sunny. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Mostly sunny. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds around
15 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For lightning, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/tae

$$

FLZ114-282030-
Coastal Gulf-
Including the beaches of Saint Joe Beach
1149 AM EDT Wed Jul 28 2021 /1049 AM CDT Wed Jul 28 2021/

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk...
   W Facing Beaches.........Moderate.
   S Facing Beaches.........Moderate.
   State Park Beaches.......Moderate.
Surf Height...
   W Facing Beaches.........1 foot or less.
   S Facing Beaches.........Around 1 foot.
   State Park Beaches.......Around 1 foot.
UV Index**..................Extreme.
Water Temperature...........85 degrees.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms
                            likely.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 103.
Winds.......................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............Low at 01:57 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................6:59 AM.
Sunset......................8:37 PM.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk...
   W Facing Beaches.........Moderate.
   S Facing Beaches.........Moderate.
   State Park Beaches.......Moderate.
Surf Height...
   W Facing Beaches.........Around 1 foot.
   S Facing Beaches.........Around 1 foot.
   State Park Beaches.......Around 1 foot.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 103.
Winds.......................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............High at 08:30 AM EDT.
                            Low at 02:56 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................6:59 AM.
Sunset......................8:36 PM.

.FRIDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Surf height around 1 foot.
Sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...High rip current risk*. Sunny. A slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...High rip current risk*. Mostly sunny. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds around 15 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For lightning, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/tae

$$

FLZ115-282030-
Coastal Franklin-
Including the beaches of Apalachicola
1149 AM EDT Wed Jul 28 2021

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................1 foot or less.
UV Index**..................Extreme.
Water Temperature...........85 degrees.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms
                            likely.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 102.
Winds.......................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............Low at 01:57 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................6:57 AM.
Sunset......................8:35 PM.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 1 foot.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms
                            likely.
High Temperature............In the upper 80s.
Max Heat Index..............Up to 103.
Winds.......................West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............High at 08:30 AM EDT.
                            Low at 02:56 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................6:57 AM.
Sunset......................8:34 PM.

.FRIDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Surf height 1 foot or less.
Sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the
upper 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Sunny. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds around
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Mostly sunny. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds around
15 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For lightning, waterspout, and UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/tae


$$


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