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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
423 AM EDT SAT MAR 21 2015

...THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND BIG BEND BEACHES...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...
A MODERATE SEA BREEZE THIS AFTERNOON WILL INCREASE ONSHORE WINDS
TO 10 TO 15 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL SURF HEIGHTS NEAR 2 FEET. ONSHORE
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH TOMORROW WILL PRODUCE SLIGHTLY LOWER SURF
HEIGHTS.

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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR SATURDAY MARCH 21 2015...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
HIGH 03:39 AM ... LOW 09:37 AM ... HIGH 03:38 PM ... LOW 10:08 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
HIGH 05:29 AM ... LOW 11:44 AM ... HIGH 05:16 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 01:06 AM ... LOW 05:56 AM ... HIGH 11:44 AM ... LOW 07:37 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
SUNRISE...7:41 AM...SUNSET 748 PM.


FLZ108-220000-
SOUTH WALTON-
423 AM EDT SAT MAR 21 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 MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.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 (%)...20      20      30      30      40
WEATHER TYPE........FOG     TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................66      71      77      78      70
APPARENT TEMP.......66      71      77      79      70
WIND (MPH)..........N 2     NW 5    SW 9    SW 9    SW 4
WIND GUST...........8       11      15      16      10
SURF HT (FT)........0       1       1       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........2       2       2       2       2


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........70 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....74
MAX APPARENT TEMP...77
WIND................LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE
                    IN THE MORNING.
SURF HT.............LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-220000-
COASTAL BAY-
423 AM EDT SAT MAR 21 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 MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.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 (%)...20      20      30      30      40
WEATHER TYPE........FOG     TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................66      72      78      79      72
APPARENT TEMP.......66      72      79      80      72
WIND (MPH)..........N 2     NW 5    SW 11   SW 11   W 5
WIND GUST...........8       13      18      18      12
SURF HT (FT)........0       1       1       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........2       2       2       2       2


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........70 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....76
MAX APPARENT TEMP...82
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-220000-
COASTAL GULF-
423 AM EDT SAT MAR 21 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 MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.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 (%)...20      20      30      30      40
WEATHER TYPE........FOG     TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................67      72      77      78      72
APPARENT TEMP.......67      72      77      79      72
WIND (MPH)..........NW 1    NW 6    SW 12   SW 11   W 4
WIND GUST...........8       13      18      18      11
SURF HT (FT)........0       1       1       2       1
PERIOD (S)..........2       2       2       2       2


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........60 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...82
WIND................SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-220000-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
423 AM EDT SAT MAR 21 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 MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.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 (%)...20      20      30      30      30
WEATHER TYPE........FOG     TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS   TSTMS
TEMP................67      74      78      80      74
APPARENT TEMP.......67      74      78      81      74
WIND (MPH)..........NW 2    NW 5    SW 11   SW 10   SW 4
WIND GUST...........8       13      17      17      12
SURF HT (FT)........0       1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........2       2       2       2       3


.SUNDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........60 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....77
MAX APPARENT TEMP...83
WIND................LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$



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