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Surf Forecast (SRF)

Issued by Tallahassee, FL (TAE)

                            
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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019


.THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK...

South-southwest winds around 5 mph today and tomorrow will render
low surf heights, around 1 to 2 feet. Winds will increase 
slightly in the afternoon to 10 mph with the seabreeze, which will
also bring scattered showers and thunderstorms.


Water Temperature:
86 degrees at Panama City Beach.
84 degrees at the FSU Coastal and Marine Lab near Apalachicola.


.Tide information for Tuesday August 20 2019...

Saint Marks River Entrance.
High 05:28 AM ... Low 11:38 AM ... High 05:44 PM ... Low 11:51 PM.

Apalachicola.
Low 01:15 AM ... High 07:19 AM ... Low 01:47 PM ... High 07:34 PM.

Saint Andrews Bay at Panama City.
High 02:52 AM ... Low 07:42 AM ... High 01:50 PM ... Low 07:21 PM.
August 20 2019: Sunrise 707 AM EDT Sunset 814 PM EDT


FLZ108-210815-
South Walton-
307 AM CDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. Swim
near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don't fight
the current. Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable
to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired, float
or tread water until out of the rip current. Always heed the advice
of the local beach patrol and consult the local beach flag system. If
in doubt, don't go out.

The UV index today is 7 or high exposure.


Time (local)        7 am    10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm    
Chance Precip (%)...60      60      50      50      20      
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   
Temp................78      83      84      84      82      
Apparent Temp.......78      90      93      91      88      
Wind (mph)..........S 5     S 8     S 9     SW 8    SW 5    
Wind Gust...........11      11      12      13      10      
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       2       2       2       
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5       5       


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....90
Max Apparent Temp...102
Wind................East winds around 5 mph veering south early in
                    the afternoon.
Surf Ht.............1 to 2 feet.
UV Index............8 or very high exposure.


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FLZ112-210815-
Coastal Bay-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. Swim
near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don't fight
the current. Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable
to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired, float
or tread water until out of the rip current. Always heed the advice
of the local beach patrol and consult the local beach flag system. If
in doubt, don't go out.

The UV index today is 8 or very high exposure.


Time (local)        7 am    10 am   1 pm    4 pm    7 pm    
Chance Precip (%)...60      60      50      50      10      
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   PtCldy  
Temp................78      83      84      84      82      
Apparent Temp.......78      91      93      91      87      
Wind (mph)..........S 4     S 6     S 8     SW 6    S 4     
Wind Gust...........9       11      11      11      8       
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       2       2       2       
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5       5       


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........20 percent
High Temperature....89
Max Apparent Temp...101
Wind................East winds around 5 mph veering south early in
                    the afternoon.
Surf Ht.............1 to 2 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


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FLZ114-210815-
Coastal Gulf-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019 /307 AM CDT Tue Aug 20 2019/

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. Swim
near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don't fight
the current. Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable
to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired, float
or tread water until out of the rip current. Always heed the advice
of the local beach patrol and consult the local beach flag system. If
in doubt, don't go out.

The UV index today is 8 or very high exposure.


Time (local)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM    
Chance Precip (%)...50      50      30      30      10      
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   PtCldy  
Temp................78      84      85      85      83      
Apparent Temp.......79      92      93      93      90      
Wind (mph)..........SE 4    SE 6    S 6     S 5     SE 3    
Wind Gust...........10      11      10      9       7       
Surf Ht (ft)........2       2       2       2       1       
Period (s)..........5       5       5       5       4       


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....89
Max Apparent Temp...99
Wind................Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 to 2 feet.
UV Index............7 or high exposure.


$$

FLZ115-210815-
Coastal Franklin-
407 AM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019

.TODAY...

The forecast may be updated around 10 AM upon coordination with the
beach patrols

Rip Current Forecast: Strong and frequent rip currents are possible
today.

.SAFETY INFORMATION...

Life threatening rip currents are possible in the surf zone. Swim
near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don't fight
the current. Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable
to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired, float
or tread water until out of the rip current. Always heed the advice
of the local beach patrol and consult the local beach flag system. If
in doubt, don't go out.

The UV index today is 8 or very high exposure.


Time (local)        8 AM    11 AM   2 PM    5 PM    8 PM    
Chance Precip (%)...30      30      30      30      10      
Weather Type........Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   Tstms   PtCldy  
Temp................77      83      85      85      83      
Apparent Temp.......78      91      93      93      90      
Wind (mph)..........SE 4    SE 6    SE 6    SE 5    S 3     
Wind Gust...........10      11      10      8       7       
Surf Ht (ft)........1       1       1       1       1       
Period (s)..........5       5       5       4       4       


.Wednesday...

Rip Current Fcst....Strong and frequent rip currents are possible.
Rain Chances........30 percent
High Temperature....89
Max Apparent Temp...101
Wind................Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Ht.............1 foot or less.
UV Index............6 or high exposure.


$$