033  
FZUS52 KTAE 240713  
SRFTAE  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
313 AM EDT TUE OCT 24 2017  
   
THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK
 
 
LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTHWEST WINDS TODAY WITH SURF OF 1 TO 2 FEET.  
 
WATER TEMPERATURE:  
75 DEGREES AT PANAMA CITY BEACH.  
77 DEGREES AT THE FSU COASTAL AND MARINE LAB NEAR APALACHICOLA.  
 
   
TIDE INFORMATION FOR TUESDAY OCTOBER 24 2017
 
 
SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.  
HIGH 04:26 AM ... LOW 11:36 AM ... HIGH 06:00 PM ... LOW 11:15 PM.  
 
APALACHICOLA.  
LOW 12:40 AM ... HIGH 05:44 AM ... LOW 01:36 PM ... HIGH 09:06 PM.  
 
SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.  
LOW 10:39 AM.  
OCTOBER 24 2017: SUNRISE 746 AM EDT SUNSET 657 PM EDT  
 
FLZ108-250000-  
SOUTH WALTON-  
213 AM CDT TUE OCT 24 2017  
   
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 (%)...0 0 0 0 0  
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR  
TEMP................56 67 73 73 64  
APPARENT TEMP.......56 67 73 73 64  
WIND (MPH)..........NW 6 NW 9 NW 10 NW 11 NW 11  
WIND GUST...........14 16 17 18 18  
SURF HT (FT)........2 2 2 1 2  
PERIOD (S)..........6 6 5 5 4  
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.  
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....69  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...69  
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.  
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
FLZ112-250000-  
COASTAL BAY-  
313 AM EDT TUE OCT 24 2017  
   
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 (%)...0 0 0 0 0  
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR  
TEMP................56 67 73 74 64  
APPARENT TEMP.......56 67 73 74 64  
WIND (MPH)..........NW 6 NW 8 NW 10 NW 10 NW 10  
WIND GUST...........14 15 16 17 19  
SURF HT (FT)........2 1 1 2 2  
PERIOD (S)..........5 5 4 4 5  
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.  
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....69  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...69  
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.  
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
FLZ114-250000-  
COASTAL GULF-  
313 AM EDT TUE OCT 24 2017 /213 AM CDT TUE OCT 24 2017/  
   
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 (%)...0 0 0 0 0  
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR  
TEMP................59 69 75 75 65  
APPARENT TEMP.......59 69 75 75 65  
WIND (MPH)..........N 9 NW 8 NW 10 NW 11 N 12  
WIND GUST...........17 15 17 18 23  
SURF HT (FT)........2 1 1 2 2  
PERIOD (S)..........5 5 4 4 5  
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.  
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....69  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...70  
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SURF HT.............2 TO 4 FEET.  
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
FLZ115-250000-  
COASTAL FRANKLIN-  
313 AM EDT TUE OCT 24 2017  
   
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 (%)...0 0 0 0 0  
WEATHER TYPE........CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR  
TEMP................58 70 76 76 66  
APPARENT TEMP.......58 70 76 76 66  
WIND (MPH)..........N 6 NW 5 NW 8 NW 9 N 12  
WIND GUST...........15 14 16 17 22  
SURF HT (FT)........2 1 1 1 1  
PERIOD (S)..........6 5 5 5 4  
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FCST....STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE.  
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....69  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...70  
WIND................NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SURF HT.............1 FOOT OR LESS.  
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
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