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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1047 AM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014


...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS IN EFFECT FOR THE BEACHES OF
FRANKLIN COUNTY. ELESWHERE...A MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS
IN EFFECT FOR WALTON...BAY...AND GULF COUNTY BEACHES.


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

FAIRLY STRONG NORTHEAST TO EASTERLY WINDS ARE CONTINUING ACROSS
THE NEARSHORE WATERS CLOSE TO THE BEACHES THIS MORNING...AND THIS
IS LIKELY TO GENERATE SURF HEIGHTS OF 2 TO 3 FEET ONCE AGAIN TODAY
AT BOTH THE WALTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTY BEACHES. ON WEDNESDAY...AS
THE WINDS BEGIN TO VEER AROUND TO THE SOUTHEAST AND WEAKEN IN THE
AFTERNOON...A MORE UNIFORM 1 TO 2 FOOT SURF HEIGHT RANGE IS NOW
EXPECTED ALL ALONG THE FLORIDA BIG BEND AND PANHANDLE BEACHES.
THERE IS THE POSSIBILTY OF AN UPGRADE TO HIGH RISK AT WALTON
COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON.



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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR TUESDAY AUGUST 26 2014...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 03:29 AM ... LOW 09:17 AM ... HIGH 03:19 PM ... LOW 09:42 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 05:28 AM ... LOW 11:19 AM ... HIGH 04:56 PM ... LOW 11:41 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 11:41 AM ... LOW 07:24 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
AUGUST 26 2014: SUNRISE 711 AM EDT SUNSET 807 PM EDT


FLZ108-271500-
SOUTH WALTON-
947 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED 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 10 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       10      10      20
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  TSTRMS
TEMP................74      82      89      91      85
APPARENT TEMP.......74      83      90      94      89
WIND (MPH)..........NE 11   E 11    E 9     E 6     E 5
WIND GUST...........19      19      15      13      12
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       3       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       6       6       6       5


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....92
MAX APPARENT TEMP...96
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............10 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-271500-
COASTAL BAY-
947 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 9 AM LT)

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED 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 10 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       10      10      20
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   PTCLDY  PTCLDY  PTCLDY  TSTRMS
TEMP................73      82      90      92      85
APPARENT TEMP.......73      84      92      96      90
WIND (MPH)..........NE 10   E 11    E 10    E 8     E 5
WIND GUST...........19      20      16      14      13
SURF HT (FT)........2       2       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       5       4       4


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....92
MAX APPARENT TEMP...97
WIND................EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............1 TO 2 FEET.
UV INDEX............10 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-271500-
COASTAL GULF-
1047 AM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.TODAY...

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

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED 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 10 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      20      20      20
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  SHWRS   SHWRS   TSTRMS
TEMP................74      83      89      91      84
APPARENT TEMP.......74      86      93      96      90
WIND (MPH)..........NE 11   E 13    E 11    E 9     E 6
WIND GUST...........21      22      18      16      16
SURF HT (FT)........2       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4       4


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....91
MAX APPARENT TEMP...97
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-271500-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1047 AM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 10 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 10 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      20      20      20
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY  PTCLDY  SHWRS   SHWRS   TSTRMS
TEMP................74      83      89      91      85
APPARENT TEMP.......74      86      92      96      90
WIND (MPH)..........NE 12   E 13    E 11    E 9     E 8
WIND GUST...........21      21      19      17      18
SURF HT (FT)........4       3       2       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       4       4       4


.WEDNESDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....91
MAX APPARENT TEMP...96
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


$$







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