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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1110 AM EDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS IN EFFECT FOR THE BEACHES OF
WALTON...BAY...AND GULF COUNTIES TODAY AND TONIGHT...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WILL HELP TO GENERATE BREAKING
WAVES OF 2 TO 4 FEET ACROSS MUCH OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
COASTLINE ONCE AGAIN TODAY AND TONIGHT. SLIGHTLY LOWER ONSHORE
WINDS AND THE LACK OF A LONG FETCH AT SAINT GEORGE ISLAND SHOULD
KEEP BREAKERS AROUND 1 FOOT AT THE BEACH THERE WHICH SHOULD KEEP
THE RIP CURRENT RISK AT MODERATE LEVELS. A RETURN TO MODERATE
CONDITIONS IS EXPECTED AT ALL OF THE BEACHES ON MONDAY WITH
LIGHTER ONSHORE WINDS AND LOWER SURF HEIGHTS.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR SUNDAY JULY 20 2014...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
LOW 02:18 AM ... HIGH 08:47 AM ... LOW 04:41 PM ... HIGH 11:13 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 12:16 AM ... LOW 03:54 AM ... HIGH 10:18 AM ... LOW 07:04 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 05:49 AM ... LOW 05:31 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
JULY 20 2014: SUNRISE 649 AM EDT SUNSET 839 PM EDT


FLZ108-211515-
SOUTH WALTON-
1010 AM CDT SUN JUL 20 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 11 OR EXTREME EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...80      60      60      30
WEATHER TYPE........TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS
TEMP................82      86      85      84
APPARENT TEMP.......89      94      93      90
WIND (MPH)..........SW 12   SW 11   SW 10   SW 8
WIND GUST...........17      15      14      14
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........6       5       5       5


.MONDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........40 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....88
MAX APPARENT TEMP...94
WIND................WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............10 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-211515-
COASTAL BAY-
1010 AM CDT SUN JUL 20 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)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...90      70      70      40
WEATHER TYPE........TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS
TEMP................80      85      85      84
APPARENT TEMP.......85      93      92      90
WIND (MPH)..........SW 13   SW 12   SW 11   SW 8
WIND GUST...........18      17      16      15
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       3       3
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5


.MONDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........40 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....88
MAX APPARENT TEMP...95
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............9 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-211515-
COASTAL GULF-
1110 AM EDT SUN JUL 20 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 11 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)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...90      60      60      50
WEATHER TYPE........TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS
TEMP................83      86      85      84
APPARENT TEMP.......89      94      92      90
WIND (MPH)..........SW 11   SW 12   SW 11   SW 8
WIND GUST...........17      17      16      15
SURF HT (FT)........2       3       3       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5


.MONDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........50 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....87
MAX APPARENT TEMP...94
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-211515-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1110 AM EDT SUN JUL 20 2014

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   MODERATE
BEACH FLAGS:        YELLOW (UPDATED 11 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 4 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...80      60      60      50
WEATHER TYPE........TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS  TSTRMS
TEMP................84      86      84      84
APPARENT TEMP.......95      94      91      89
WIND (MPH)..........SW 8    SW 12   SW 11   SW 8
WIND GUST...........16      16      16      15
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........5       4       4       5


.MONDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........50 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....87
MAX APPARENT TEMP...93
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


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