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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1103 AM EDT THU OCT 16 2014


...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ALONG BAY AND GULF COUNTY BEACHES...


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE 2 TO 3 FOOT SURF
AT THE WEST FACING BEACHES OF BAY AND GULF COUNTIES TODAY. THIS
WILL LEAD TO A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT THESE LOCATIONS. THERE IS
A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ELSEWHERE.


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


.TIDE INFORMATION FOR THURSDAY OCTOBER 16 2014...

SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.
LOW 01:58 AM ... HIGH 07:40 AM ... LOW 03:55 PM ... HIGH 10:32 PM.

APALACHICOLA.
LOW 04:43 AM ... HIGH 09:14 AM ... LOW 05:50 PM.

SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
HIGH 03:23 AM ... LOW 02:34 PM.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.
OCTOBER 16 2014: SUNRISE 740 AM EDT SUNSET 705 PM EDT


FLZ108-170300-
SOUTH WALTON-
1003 AM CDT THU OCT 16 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 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................73      76      78      69
APPARENT TEMP.......73      76      78      69
WIND (MPH)..........NW 8    NW 9    NW 9    NW 6
WIND GUST...........14      14      14      13
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....80
MAX APPARENT TEMP...81
WIND................NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHWEST
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ112-170300-
COASTAL BAY-
1003 AM CDT THU OCT 16 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 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        10 AM   1 PM    4 PM    7 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................74      77      79      70
APPARENT TEMP.......74      77      78      70
WIND (MPH)..........NW 9    NW 10   NW 8    NW 5
WIND GUST...........15      15      14      13
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       2       2
PERIOD (S)..........4       4       4       4


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....81
MAX APPARENT TEMP...81
WIND................NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BACKING WEST LATE IN
                    THE MORNING.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ114-170300-
COASTAL GULF-
1103 AM EDT THU OCT 16 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 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................74      76      78      70
APPARENT TEMP.......74      76      78      70
WIND (MPH)..........NW 11   NW 12   NW 10   NW 8
WIND GUST...........18      18      16      14
SURF HT (FT)........3       3       3       2
PERIOD (S)..........5       5       5       5


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....79
MAX APPARENT TEMP...80
WIND................NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BACKING WEST AROUND
                    5 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$

FLZ115-170300-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
1103 AM EDT THU OCT 16 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 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


TIME (LOCAL)        11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...0       0       0       0
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR   CLEAR
TEMP................73      76      78      69
APPARENT TEMP.......73      76      78      69
WIND (MPH)..........NW 11   NW 11   NW 10   NW 8
WIND GUST...........17      17      16      15
SURF HT (FT)........1       1       1       1
PERIOD (S)..........3       3       3       3


.FRIDAY...

RIP CURRENT RISK....GENERAL OUTLOOK IS LOW.
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT
HIGH TEMPERATURE....80
MAX APPARENT TEMP...80
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BACKING WEST
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.


$$







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