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FZUS52 KTAE 280730
SRFTAE

SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
330 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015


...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
AND BIG BEND BEACHES...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY...AND THAT SHOULD
CAUSE WAVES AND SURF TO BUILD. SURF HEIGHTS WILL REACH THE 2 TO 4
FOOT RANGE ALONG THE BEACHES TODAY. PASSING AREAS OF THUNDERSTORMS
OFFSHORE MAY LEAD TO SHIFTING GUSTY WINDS OVER THE GULF...WHICH IS
SOMETHING THAT CAN ALSO INCREASE THE RIP CURRENT RISK. BEACHGOERS
SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF THE HEIGHTENED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY
AND BE SURE TO CHECK WITH THEIR LOCAL BEACH PATROL OR BEACH FLAG
SYSTEM. ELEVATED SURF HEIGHTS MAY PERSIST INTO WEDNESDAY.

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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR TUESDAY APRIL 28 2015...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
LOW 05:32 AM ... HIGH 12:04 PM ... LOW 06:03 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 07:09 AM ... HIGH 01:23 PM ... LOW 07:57 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 02:44 AM ... HIGH 11:23 AM ... LOW 02:16 PM ... HIGH 06:52 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
APRIL 28 2015: SUNRISE 657 AM EDT SUNSET 813 PM EDT


FLZ108-281600-
SOUTH WALTON-
330 AM EDT TUE APR 28 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 HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.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 (%)...80      80      80      80      40
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................67      70      73      74      71
APPARENT TEMP.......67      70      73      74      71
WIND (MPH)..........E 10    E 10    SE 11   SE 10   SE 8
WIND GUST...........21      21      23      19      18
SURF HT (FT)........3       4       4       4       4
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       7       6


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........30 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....72
MAX APPARENT TEMP...72
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-281600-
COASTAL BAY-
330 AM EDT TUE APR 28 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 HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.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 (%)...80      80      80      80      40
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................68      70      73      75      71
APPARENT TEMP.......68      70      73      75      71
WIND (MPH)..........E 9     E 10    SE 10   SE 10   SE 8
WIND GUST...........19      17      20      21      18
SURF HT (FT)........3       4       3       4       4
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       6       6       6


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........30 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....73
MAX APPARENT TEMP...74
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-281600-
COASTAL GULF-
330 AM EDT TUE APR 28 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 HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...80      80      80      80      30
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................70      71      73      75      72
APPARENT TEMP.......70      71      73      75      72
WIND (MPH)..........E 9     SE 11   SE 11   SE 10   SE 8
WIND GUST...........20      19      23      23      21
SURF HT (FT)........2       3       2       3       3
PERIOD (S)..........6       6       6       6       6


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........30 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...78
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-281600-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
330 AM EDT TUE APR 28 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 HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.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)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...80      80      80      80      50
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................70      71      73      75      71
APPARENT TEMP.......70      71      73      75      71
WIND (MPH)..........E 9     E 11    SE 12   SE 9    SE 8
WIND GUST...........20      22      22      22      23
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       6       5       5       6


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........40 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...77
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$



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