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SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015


...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY FOR THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
AND BIG BEND BEACHES...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

MODERATE SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH THIS AFTERNOON WILL
RESULT IN A MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK WITH GRADUALLY INCREASING
SURF TO NEAR 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SIMILAR CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED ON MONDAY.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR SUNDAY MAY 03 2015...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 02:47 AM ... LOW 08:20 AM ... HIGH 02:26 PM ... LOW 09:10 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 05:20 AM ... LOW 10:14 AM ... HIGH 03:23 PM ... LOW 11:10 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 09:56 AM ... LOW 07:34 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
MAY 3 2015: SUNRISE 653 AM EDT SUNSET 817 PM EDT


FLZ108-041500-
SOUTH WALTON-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 9 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 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0       10
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................59      74      78      79      75
APPARENT TEMP.......59      74      78      79      75
WIND (MPH)..........NE 4    SE 6    S 9     S 9     S 5
WIND GUST...........11      12      14      13      12
SURF HT (FT)........1       0       0       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       2       3       4


.MONDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....82
MAX APPARENT TEMP...82
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-041500-
COASTAL BAY-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 9 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)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0       10
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................60      74      79      80      74
APPARENT TEMP.......60      74      79      80      74
WIND (MPH)..........E 5     SE 6    S 9     S 9     SW 4
WIND GUST...........11      13      15      15      12
SURF HT (FT)........0       0       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       2       2       3       4


.MONDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....83
MAX APPARENT TEMP...82
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-041500-
COASTAL GULF-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 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 (%)...0       0       0       0       10
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................62      75      79      80      75
APPARENT TEMP.......62      75      80      80      75
WIND (MPH)..........E 6     SE 9    S 11    S 8     SE 3
WIND GUST...........14      15      16      14      10
SURF HT (FT)........0       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........2       2       3       4       4


.MONDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....82
MAX APPARENT TEMP...82
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-041500-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1051 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 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 (%)...0       0       0       0       10
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................62      76      78      79      76
APPARENT TEMP.......62      76      78      80      76
WIND (MPH)..........E 6     SE 10   SE 11   S 8     SW 2
WIND GUST...........14      15      16      14      9
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........2       3       4       4       5


.MONDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....82
MAX APPARENT TEMP...81
WIND................EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$



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