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FZUS52 KTAE 180715
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
315 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THIS WEEKEND...CAUSING
SURF TO BUILD FROM 1 TO 2 FEET TODAY TO 2 TO 3 FEET ON SUNDAY. RIP
CURRENTS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG AREA BEACHES BOTH DAYS...BUT
STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS WOULD BE MORE LIKELY ON
SUNDAY. THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS BOTH DAYS.


WATER TEMPERATURE:
75 DEGREES AT PANAMA CITY BEACH.
78 DEGREES AT THE FSU COASTAL AND MARINE LAB NEAR APALACHICOLA.


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR SATURDAY APRIL 18 2015...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 02:47 AM ... LOW 08:33 AM ... HIGH 02:34 PM ... LOW 09:13 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 04:51 AM ... LOW 10:36 AM ... HIGH 03:52 PM ... LOW 11:10 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 10:18 AM ... LOW 07:19 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
APRIL 18 2015: SUNRISE 707 AM EDT SUNSET 807 PM EDT


FLZ108-181600-
SOUTH WALTON-
315 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE UPDATED UPON COORDINATION WITH THE BEACH
PATROLS AND BEACH FLAGS AROUND 10 AM EDT.

THE GENERAL OUTLOOK FOR TODAY IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

SOME STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY. PEOPLE SHOULD ENTER THE
WATER ONLY IF THEY ARE EXPERIENCED WITH SWIMMING IN THE SURF. NEVER
SWIM ALONE...EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...AND MAKE SURE SOMEONE KNOWS
WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM
PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE UNTIL YOU ARE OUT OF THE PULL OF THE RIP
CURRENT. ALWAYS CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH FLAG SYSTEM.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...50      50      50      50      60
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................70      78      82      81      75
APPARENT TEMP.......70      78      86      84      75
WIND (MPH)..........SW 2    S 3     S 6     S 5     S 4
WIND GUST...........4       7       9       7       9
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5       5


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...78
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-181600-
COASTAL BAY-
315 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE UPDATED UPON COORDINATION WITH THE BEACH
PATROLS AND BEACH FLAGS AROUND 10 AM EDT.

THE GENERAL OUTLOOK FOR TODAY IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

SOME STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY. PEOPLE SHOULD ENTER THE
WATER ONLY IF THEY ARE EXPERIENCED WITH SWIMMING IN THE SURF. NEVER
SWIM ALONE...EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...AND MAKE SURE SOMEONE KNOWS
WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM
PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE UNTIL YOU ARE OUT OF THE PULL OF THE RIP
CURRENT. ALWAYS CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH FLAG SYSTEM.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...40      40      40      40      50
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................71      78      82      81      76
APPARENT TEMP.......71      78      87      85      76
WIND (MPH)..........S 3     SW 5    SW 8    S 6     S 4
WIND GUST...........7       10      11      10      9
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4       4


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....79
MAX APPARENT TEMP...78
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-181600-
COASTAL GULF-
315 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE UPDATED UPON COORDINATION WITH THE BEACH
PATROLS AND BEACH FLAGS AROUND 10 AM EDT.

THE GENERAL OUTLOOK FOR TODAY IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

SOME STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY. PEOPLE SHOULD ENTER THE
WATER ONLY IF THEY ARE EXPERIENCED WITH SWIMMING IN THE SURF. NEVER
SWIM ALONE...EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...AND MAKE SURE SOMEONE KNOWS
WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM
PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE UNTIL YOU ARE OUT OF THE PULL OF THE RIP
CURRENT. ALWAYS CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH FLAG SYSTEM.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...40      40      40      40      30
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................73      80      83      81      76
APPARENT TEMP.......73      82      88      85      76
WIND (MPH)..........S 5     SW 6    SW 9    SW 6    S 4
WIND GUST...........10      10      11      10      9
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4       4


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....79
MAX APPARENT TEMP...79
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-181600-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
315 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...

THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL BE UPDATED UPON COORDINATION WITH THE BEACH
PATROLS AND BEACH FLAGS AROUND 10 AM EDT.

THE GENERAL OUTLOOK FOR TODAY IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

SOME STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY. PEOPLE SHOULD ENTER THE
WATER ONLY IF THEY ARE EXPERIENCED WITH SWIMMING IN THE SURF. NEVER
SWIM ALONE...EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...AND MAKE SURE SOMEONE KNOWS
WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WATER. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM
PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE UNTIL YOU ARE OUT OF THE PULL OF THE RIP
CURRENT. ALWAYS CONSULT THE LOCAL BEACH FLAG SYSTEM.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...40      40      40      40      30
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................73      81      85      82      77
APPARENT TEMP.......73      84      90      85      77
WIND (MPH)..........S 5     SW 6    SW 9    SW 8    SW 4
WIND GUST...........10      11      13      14      10
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4       4


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........80 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....79
MAX APPARENT TEMP...78
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$


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