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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
216 AM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK FOR BAY AND WALTON COUNTIES...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

Northerly to northeasterly winds are expected through much of the day
today, following the cold front passing yesterday. Surf heights from
1-3 feet remain and keeping an increased risk for rip currents at
Walton and Bay county beaches. Showers and thunderstorms will be
likely throughout the day.

FLZ108-022130-
South Walton-
Including the beaches of Sandestin, Santa Rosa Beach,
and Turquoise Beach
116 AM CST Tue Mar 2 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk............High.
Surf Height.................Around 3 feet.
UV Index**..................Low.
Water Temperature...........64 degrees.
Weather.....................Cloudy. Showers and a slight chance of
                            thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the lower 60s.
Winds.......................Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............Low at 06:13 AM EST.
                            High at 12:47 PM EST.
Sunrise.....................7:09 AM.
Sunset......................6:44 PM.

.WEDNESDAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 3 PM, then mostly
                            sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 60s.
Winds.......................North winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............High at 12:33 PM EST.
Sunrise.....................7:08 AM.
Sunset......................6:45 PM.

.THURSDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Surf height around 1 foot.
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Partly sunny.
Highs in the mid 60s. East winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Partly sunny.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northeast 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

$$

FLZ112-022130-
Coastal Bay-
Including the beaches of Panama City Beach and Magnolia Beach
216 AM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk............High.
Surf Height.................Around 3 feet.
UV Index**..................Low.
Water Temperature...........64 degrees.
Weather.....................Cloudy. Showers likely and a slight
                            chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the lower 60s.
Winds.......................East winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............Low at 06:13 AM EST.
                            High at 12:47 PM EST.
Sunrise.....................7:07 AM.
Sunset......................6:42 PM.

.WEDNESDAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 3 PM, then mostly
                            sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 60s.
Winds.......................North winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Panama City..............High at 12:33 PM EST.
Sunrise.....................7:06 AM.
Sunset......................6:43 PM.

.THURSDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Surf height 1 foot or less.
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Partly sunny.
Highs in the mid 60s. East winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Partly sunny.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northeast 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

$$

FLZ114-022130-
Coastal Gulf-
Including the beaches of Saint Joe Beach
216 AM EST Tue Mar 2 2021 /116 AM CST Tue Mar 2 2021/

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk...
   W Facing Beaches.........Moderate.
   S Facing Beaches.........Moderate.
   State Park Beaches.......High.
Surf Height...
   W Facing Beaches.........Around 2 feet.
   S Facing Beaches.........Around 2 feet.
   State Park Beaches.......Around 2 feet.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........65 degrees.
Weather.....................Cloudy. Showers likely and a slight
                            chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the mid 60s.
Winds.......................East winds around 20 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............High at 05:51 AM EST.
                            Low at 12:14 PM EST.
Sunrise.....................7:05 AM.
Sunset......................6:41 PM.

.WEDNESDAY...
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 2 feet.
   State Park Beaches.......Around 2 feet.
Weather.....................Mostly cloudy until 3 PM, then mostly
                            sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 60s.
Winds.......................North winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............High at 07:01 AM EST.
                            Low at 12:38 PM EST.
Sunrise.....................7:04 AM.
Sunset......................6:42 PM.

.THURSDAY...Low rip current risk*. Surf height 1 foot or less. Sunny.
Highs in the mid 60s. North winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Partly sunny.
Highs in the mid 60s. East winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Partly sunny.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northeast 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

$$

FLZ115-022130-
Coastal Franklin-
Including the beaches of Apalachicola
216 AM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
UV Index**..................High.
Water Temperature...........66 degrees.
Weather.....................Cloudy. A chance of showers and a
                            slight chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature............In the lower 60s.
Winds.......................East winds around 20 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............Low at 12:14 PM EST.
                            High at 05:45 PM EST.
Sunrise.....................7:03 AM.
Sunset......................6:39 PM.

.WEDNESDAY...
Rip Current Risk............Moderate.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Weather.....................Partly sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 60s.
Winds.......................North winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Apalachicola.............High at 07:01 AM EST.
                            Low at 12:38 PM EST.
Sunrise.....................7:02 AM.
Sunset......................6:40 PM.

.THURSDAY...Low rip current risk*. Surf height 1 foot or less. Sunny.
Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Partly sunny.
Highs in the lower 60s. East winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Moderate rip current risk*. Partly sunny.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northeast 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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