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FZUS52 KTAE 221544
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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1044 AM EST THU JAN 22 2015


...THERE IS A MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS TODAY...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

WIND AND SURF WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT
AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS
EXPECTED FOR THIS AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO A HIGH RISK FOR FRIDAY
AS THE STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR THURSDAY JANUARY 22 2015...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 02:41 AM ... LOW 09:25 AM ... HIGH 03:44 PM ... LOW 09:30 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 03:59 AM ... LOW 11:38 AM ... HIGH 06:18 PM ... LOW 11:28 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 08:24 AM ... HIGH 11:28 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
JANUARY 22 2015: SUNRISE 733 AM EST ...  SUNSET 605 PM EST ...


FLZ108-231545-
SOUTH WALTON-
944 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

.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 4 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      10      50
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  RAIN
TEMP................57      63      65      61
APPARENT TEMP.......57      63      65      61
WIND (MPH)..........NE 12   E 11    E 9     NE 10
WIND GUST...........18      16      15      17
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       2
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       4       4


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........100 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....64
MAX APPARENT TEMP...65
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
                    AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING NORTHWEST LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............2 OR LOW EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-231545-
COASTAL BAY-
944 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

.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 5 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      10      50
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  RAIN
TEMP................57      64      66      62
APPARENT TEMP.......57      64      66      62
WIND (MPH)..........NE 10   E 10    E 8     NE 8
WIND GUST...........16      16      14      15
SURF HT (FT)........0       0       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       3       3


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........100 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....66
MAX APPARENT TEMP...68
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST 5 TO 10
                    KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.
UV INDEX............4 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-231545-
COASTAL GULF-
1044 AM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.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 5 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       10      10      50
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  RAIN
TEMP................59      64      66      62
APPARENT TEMP.......59      64      66      62
WIND (MPH)..........E 11    E 10    E 8     E 8
WIND GUST...........17      17      16      16
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       3       3


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........100 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....68
MAX APPARENT TEMP...68
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............4 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-231545-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1044 AM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.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 2 OR LOW EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       10      10      40
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  RAIN
TEMP................57      63      65      62
APPARENT TEMP.......57      63      65      62
WIND (MPH)..........NE 11   E 9     E 8     E 8
WIND GUST...........18      18      18      17
SURF HT (FT)........1       2       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       4       4       3


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS HIGH.
RAIN CHANCES........100 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....66
MAX APPARENT TEMP...67
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............3 TO 6 FEET.
UV INDEX............3 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


$$







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