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FZUS52 KTAE 271405
SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1005 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015


...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG WALTON AND BAY COUNTY
BEACHES...

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS LIKELY ON TUESDAY ALONG THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE BEACHES...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS TODAY WILL INCREASE AND VEER TO A MORE
ONSHORE DIRECTION BY TUESDAY. THIS WILL LEAD TO INCREASING SURF.
THE SURF HEIGHTS SHOULD BE IN THE 1 TO 2 FOOT RANGE TODAY...WITH
AN INCREASE TO 3 TO 4 FEET AT THE PANHANDLE BEACHES POSSIBLE ON
TUESDAY. THEREFORE...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED ON
TUESDAY. BE SURE TO CHECK THE RIP CURRENT HAZARD WITH THE BEACH
PATROL OR BEACH FLAG SYSTEM AT YOUR LOCAL BEACH.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR FRIDAY APRIL 24 2015...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
LOW 12:56 AM ... HIGH 07:35 AM ... LOW 12:06 PM ... HIGH 05:47 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 03:10 AM ... HIGH 10:30 AM ... LOW 02:57 PM ... HIGH 07:37 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 12:50 AM ... HIGH 02:11 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
APRIL 24 2015: SUNRISE 701 AM EDT SUNSET 811 PM EDT


FLZ108-281415-
SOUTH WALTON-
1005 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER...SO IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGED TO DOUBLE RED...
REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...60      60      60      60      70
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................69      74      78      80      74
APPARENT TEMP.......69      74      79      82      74
WIND (MPH)..........NE 6    E 6     SE 5    SE 4    E 3
WIND GUST...........11      11      8       7       8
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6       6


.TUESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........60 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...76
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-281415-
COASTAL BAY-
1005 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE WATER...SO IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGED TO DOUBLE RED...
REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.

THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...60      60      60      60      70
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................70      74      79      81      75
APPARENT TEMP.......70      74      80      83      75
WIND (MPH)..........NE 5    E 6     S 4     SE 4    E 3
WIND GUST...........10      10      8       8       7
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5       5


.TUESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........60 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...77
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-281415-
COASTAL GULF-
1005 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 10 AM LT)

.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 (%)...60      60      60      60      80
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................73      75      78      81      75
APPARENT TEMP.......73      75      79      83      75
WIND (MPH)..........NW 3    SE 5    S 5     S 6     SE 4
WIND GUST...........6       8       8       8       7
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6       6


.TUESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........60 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....78
MAX APPARENT TEMP...78
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-281415-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1005 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 10 AM LT)

.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 (%)...60      60      60      60      70
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................74      76      78      80      75
APPARENT TEMP.......74      76      78      83      75
WIND (MPH)..........W 3     SE 3    S 5     S 5     SE 3
WIND GUST...........7       7       8       8       7
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       6       6       6


.TUESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........60 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...77
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$


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