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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
212 AM EDT Tue Oct 19 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY BEACHES...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Winds across the Gulf will be from the east which will cause higher
surf heights and a high risk of rip currents along the Franklin County
beaches. The Florida panhandle beaches will remain with a moderate
risk today but expect a heightened rip current risk later this week.

FLZ108-192015-
South Walton-
Including the beaches of Sandestin, Santa Rosa Beach,
and Turquoise Beach
112 AM CDT Tue Oct 19 2021

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 1 foot.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........73 degrees.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............Around 80.
Winds.......................East winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............High at 11:57 AM EDT.
                            Low at 03:04 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:50 AM.
Sunset......................7:09 PM.

.WEDNESDAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A chance of showers and
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................East winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............Low at 06:00 AM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:51 AM.
Sunset......................7:08 PM.

.THURSDAY...High rip current risk*. Surf height around 1 foot. Partly
sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...High rip current risk*. Mostly sunny. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...High rip current risk*. Sunny. Highs around 80. Northeast
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

$$

FLZ112-192015-
Coastal Bay-
Including the beaches of Panama City Beach and Magnolia Beach
112 AM CDT Tue Oct 19 2021

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 1 foot.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........73 degrees.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............Around 80.
Winds.......................East winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............High at 11:57 AM EDT.
                            Low at 03:04 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:48 AM.
Sunset......................7:07 PM.

.WEDNESDAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 1 foot.
Weather.....................Partly sunny. A slight chance of
                            showers and thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................East winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............Low at 06:00 AM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:48 AM.
Sunset......................7:06 PM.

.THURSDAY...High rip current risk*. Surf height around 1 foot. Partly
sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...High rip current risk*. Mostly sunny. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...High rip current risk*. Sunny. Highs around 80. Northeast
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

$$

FLZ114-192015-
Coastal Gulf-
Including the beaches of Saint Joe Beach
212 AM EDT Tue Oct 19 2021 /112 AM CDT Tue Oct 19 2021/

.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.........1 to 2 feet.
   State Park Beaches.......1 foot or less.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........73 degrees.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................East winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............Low at 10:16 AM EDT.
                            High at 04:33 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:46 AM.
Sunset......................7:06 PM.

.WEDNESDAY...
Rip Current Risk...
   W Facing Beaches.........Moderate.
   S Facing Beaches.........High.
   State Park Beaches.......Moderate.
Surf Height...
   W Facing Beaches.........Around 1 foot.
   S Facing Beaches.........Around 2 feet.
   State Park Beaches.......Around 1 foot.
Weather.....................Partly sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................East winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............Low at 10:55 AM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:46 AM.
Sunset......................7:05 PM.

.THURSDAY...High rip current risk*. Surf height around 1 foot. Partly
sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...High rip current risk*. Partly sunny. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...High rip current risk*. Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northeast 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

$$

FLZ115-192015-
Coastal Franklin-
Including the beaches of Apalachicola
212 AM EDT Tue Oct 19 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk............High.
Surf Height.................Around 3 feet.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........73 degrees.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................East winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............Low at 10:16 AM EDT.
                            High at 04:33 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:44 AM.
Sunset......................7:05 PM.

.WEDNESDAY...
Rip Current Risk............High.
Surf Height.................Around 3 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................East winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............Low at 10:55 AM EDT.
                            High at 05:24 PM EDT.
Sunrise.....................7:45 AM.
Sunset......................7:04 PM.

.THURSDAY...High rip current risk*. Surf height 1 foot or less.
Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in
the upper 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...High rip current risk*. Partly sunny. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...High rip current risk*. Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northeast 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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