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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1217 PM EDT Sun Oct 17 2021

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

As light to moderate northeasterly winds continue to decrease at all
area beaches today, a moderate risk for rip currents is present. Surf
heights will remain under 2 feet across all beaches for the rest of
today.


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

Walton........................Yellow
Bay...........................Yellow
State Park Gulf Beaches.......Red
West Facing Gulf Beaches......Red
South Facing Gulf Beaches.....Yellow
Franklin......................Yellow

FLZ108-180900-
South Walton-
Including the beaches of Sandestin, Santa Rosa Beach,
and Turquoise Beach
1117 AM CDT Sun Oct 17 2021

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................1 foot or less.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 70s.
Winds.......................North winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............Low at 04:35 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:48 AM.
Sunset......................7:11 PM.

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................1 foot or less.
Weather.....................Partly sunny.
High Temperature............In the mid 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............High at 10:22 AM EDT.
                            Low at 04:04 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:49 AM.
Sunset......................7:10 PM.

.TUESDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Surf height 1 foot or less.
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Partly sunny. A slight
chance of showers. Highs around 80. East winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...High rip current risk*. Mostly sunny. A chance of
showers. Highs around 80. Southeast winds around 10 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

$$

FLZ112-180900-
Coastal Bay-
Including the beaches of Panama City Beach and Magnolia Beach
1117 AM CDT Sun Oct 17 2021

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 1 foot.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............Low at 04:35 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:46 AM.
Sunset......................7:10 PM.

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk............Low.
Surf Height.................1 foot or less.
Weather.....................Partly sunny.
High Temperature............In the mid 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............High at 10:22 AM EDT.
                            Low at 04:04 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:47 AM.
Sunset......................7:09 PM.

.TUESDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Surf height 1 foot or less.
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Partly sunny. A slight
chance of showers. Highs around 80. East winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...High rip current risk*. Mostly sunny. A chance of
showers. Highs around 80. East winds around 10 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

$$

FLZ114-180900-
Coastal Gulf-
Including the beaches of Saint Joe Beach
1217 PM EDT Sun Oct 17 2021 /1117 AM CDT Sun Oct 17 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 2 feet.
   State Park Beaches.......Around 1 foot.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........76 degrees.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............High at 02:43 PM EDT.

Sunrise.....................7:44 AM.
Sunset......................7:08 PM.

.MONDAY...
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.........1 foot or less.
   State Park Beaches.......Around 1 foot.
Weather.....................Partly sunny.
High Temperature............In the mid 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............Low at 09:37 AM EDT.
                            High at 03:41 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:45 AM.
Sunset......................7:07 PM.

.TUESDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Surf height 1 foot or less.
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...High rip current risk*. Partly sunny. A slight chance of
showers. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...High rip current risk*. Mostly sunny. A chance of
showers. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 10 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

$$

FLZ115-180900-
Coastal Franklin-
Including the beaches of Apalachicola
1217 PM EDT Sun Oct 17 2021

.REST OF TODAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........76 degrees.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............High at 02:43 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:43 AM.
Sunset......................7:07 PM.

.MONDAY...
Rip Current Risk............High.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Weather.....................Partly sunny.
High Temperature............In the mid 70s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............Low at 09:37 AM EDT.
                            High at 03:41 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:43 AM.
Sunset......................7:06 PM.

.TUESDAY...High rip current risk*. Surf height 1 foot or less. Sunny.
Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...High rip current risk*. Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper
70s. East winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...High rip current risk*. Mostly sunny. A slight chance of
showers. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 10 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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