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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
913 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015


...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY AT WALTON...BAY...AND GULF
COUNTY BEACHES IN THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...

.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

SURF WILL BE ELEVATED THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON WITH 3 TO 5 FEET IN
WALTON...BAY...AND GULF COUNTIES AND 1 TO 2 FOOT SURF IN FRANKLIN
COUNTY. SURF WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE LATER THIS AFTERNOON. DESPITE
OFFSHORE WINDS...ELEVATED SURF WILL LIKELY LEAD TO STRONGER AND
MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS TODAY. SURF WILL DIMINISH ON FRIDAY.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR THURSDAY FEBRUARY 26 2015...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
LOW 02:31 AM ... HIGH 09:34 AM ... LOW 12:58 PM ... HIGH 07:04 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 04:53 AM ... HIGH 12:32 PM ... LOW 03:05 PM ... HIGH 08:47 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
LOW 03:08 AM ... HIGH 04:11 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
FEBRUARY 26 2015: SUNRISE 707 AM EST...SUNSET 633 PM EST


FLZ108-271415-
SOUTH WALTON-
813 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 8 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 4 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        6 AM    9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLOUDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY
TEMP................42      43      49      54      49
APPARENT TEMP.......38      38      45      54      45
WIND (MPH)..........N 8     N 8     NW 8    NW 9    N 9
WIND GUST...........14      14      13      14      15
SURF HT (FT)........5       5       4       4       3
PERIOD (S)..........8       8       8       7       7


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....57
MAX APPARENT TEMP...57
WIND................NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


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FLZ112-271415-
COASTAL BAY-
813 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 8 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 5 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        6 AM    9 AM    12 PM   3 PM    6 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLOUDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY
TEMP................44      45      50      55      50
APPARENT TEMP.......39      41      48      55      48
WIND (MPH)..........N 6     N 6     NW 8    NW 9    N 8
WIND GUST...........14      13      12      13      14
SURF HT (FT)........5       5       4       4       4
PERIOD (S)..........8       8       8       8       7


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....57
MAX APPARENT TEMP...58
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-271415-
COASTAL GULF-
913 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK:   HIGH
BEACH FLAGS:        RED (UPDATED 9 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 5 OR MODERATE EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLOUDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY
TEMP................47      48      52      56      51
APPARENT TEMP.......43      45      52      56      51
WIND (MPH)..........N 8     N 8     NW 8    NW 9    N 9
WIND GUST...........15      14      14      15      16
SURF HT (FT)........4       4       4       4       3
PERIOD (S)..........8       8       8       8       7


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....59
MAX APPARENT TEMP...59
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-271415-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
913 AM EST THU FEB 26 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 6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        7 AM    10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10      10      0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLOUDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY  MOCLDY
TEMP................46      49      53      57      52
APPARENT TEMP.......42      46      53      57      52
WIND (MPH)..........NW 6    NW 8    NW 6    NW 8    NW 8
WIND GUST...........15      14      12      14      16
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       2       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........8       8       8       8       7


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS MODERATE.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....60
MAX APPARENT TEMP...60
WIND................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


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