741  
FZUS52 KTAE 271403  
SRFTAE  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
1003 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017  
 
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG PANHANDLE AND BIG BEND BEACHES  
TODAY...  
   
THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK
 
 
STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SURF HEIGHTS BETWEEN 2 TO 4 FEET WILL  
RESULT IN A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY.  
OTHERWISE...HIGHS WILL BE IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOW 80S UNDER MOSTLY  
CLOUDY SKIES.  
 
WATER TEMPERATURE:  
75 DEGREES AT PANAMA CITY BEACH.  
73 DEGREES AT THE FSU COASTAL AND MARINE LAB NEAR APALACHICOLA.  
 
   
TIDE INFORMATION FOR THURSDAY APRIL 27 2017
 
 
SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.  
HIGH 03:51 AM ... LOW 09:21 AM ... HIGH 03:13 PM ... LOW 10:09 PM.  
 
APALACHICOLA.  
HIGH 06:15 AM ... LOW 11:18 AM ... HIGH 04:24 PM.  
 
SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.  
HIGH 10:33 AM ... LOW 08:47 PM.  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET IN TALLAHASSEE.  
APRIL 27 2017: SUNRISE 658 AM EDT SUNSET 813 PM EDT  
 
FLZ108-281415-  
SOUTH WALTON-  
903 AM CDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.  
BEACH FLAGS: RED (UPDATED 9 AM LT)  
   
SAFETY INFORMATION
 
 
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. WHEN THE RIP  
CURRENT RISK IS HIGH...THE SURF AND WATER CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS  
FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGING TO DOUBLE  
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.  
 
THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 
TIME (LOCAL) 7 AM 10 AM 1 PM 4 PM 7 PM  
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...30 30 30 30 30  
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
TEMP................75 77 78 77 75  
APPARENT TEMP.......75 77 78 77 75  
WIND (MPH)..........S 14 S 18 S 17 S 13 S 9  
WIND GUST...........23 25 24 22 16  
SURF HT (FT)........4 4 4 4 4  
PERIOD (S)..........6 6 6 7 7  
 
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.  
RAIN CHANCES........20 PERCENT  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....82  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...87  
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.  
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
FLZ112-281415-  
COASTAL BAY-  
1003 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.  
BEACH FLAGS: RED (UPDATED 9 AM LT)  
   
SAFETY INFORMATION
 
 
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. WHEN THE RIP  
CURRENT RISK IS HIGH...THE SURF AND WATER CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS  
FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGING TO DOUBLE  
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.  
 
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 20 20 20  
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
TEMP................75 77 79 78 75  
APPARENT TEMP.......75 77 81 79 75  
WIND (MPH)..........S 13 S 18 S 18 S 14 S 9  
WIND GUST...........23 25 25 22 16  
SURF HT (FT)........5 4 4 4 4  
PERIOD (S)..........6 6 6 7 7  
 
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.  
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....84  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...90  
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.  
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
FLZ114-281415-  
COASTAL GULF-  
1003 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017 /903 AM CDT THU APR 27 2017/  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.  
BEACH FLAGS: DOUBLE RED (UPDATED 10 AM LT)  
   
SAFETY INFORMATION
 
 
IN DOUBLE RED FLAG CONDITIONS...THE WATER IS CLOSED. DANGEROUS AND  
POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ARE OCCURRING. THE SURF AND WATER  
CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS.  
 
THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 
TIME (LOCAL) 8 AM 11 AM 2 PM 5 PM 8 PM  
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10 10 20 20 10  
WEATHER TYPE........MOCLDY MOCLDY TSTMS TSTMS MOCLDY  
TEMP................75 77 79 79 76  
APPARENT TEMP.......75 77 82 80 76  
WIND (MPH)..........S 13 S 16 S 16 S 12 S 9  
WIND GUST...........21 24 24 20 15  
SURF HT (FT)........3 3 4 4 4  
PERIOD (S)..........5 6 6 7 7  
 
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.  
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....83  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...90  
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.  
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
FLZ115-281415-  
COASTAL FRANKLIN-  
1003 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.  
BEACH FLAGS: RED (UPDATED 10 AM LT)  
   
SAFETY INFORMATION
 
 
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. WHEN THE RIP  
CURRENT RISK IS HIGH...THE SURF AND WATER CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS  
FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS. IF THE FLAGS ARE CHANGING TO DOUBLE  
RED...REMEMBER THAT MEANS THE WATER IS CLOSED.  
 
THE UV INDEX TODAY IS 8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 
TIME (LOCAL) 8 AM 11 AM 2 PM 5 PM 8 PM  
CHANCE PRECIP (%)...10 10 10 10 10  
WEATHER TYPE........PTCLDY PTCLDY PTCLDY PTCLDY MOCLDY  
TEMP................75 78 79 79 76  
APPARENT TEMP.......75 78 82 81 76  
WIND (MPH)..........S 13 S 14 S 14 S 12 S 8  
WIND GUST...........22 23 23 20 16  
SURF HT (FT)........2 2 2 2 2  
PERIOD (S)..........5 5 6 6 6  
 
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.  
RAIN CHANCES........10 PERCENT  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....84  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...90  
WIND................SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.  
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
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