803  
FZUS52 KTAE 190730  
SRFTAE  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
330 AM EDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
   
..HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS TODAY
 
 
   
THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK
 
 
STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BECOME WESTERLY THIS MORNING AS A COLD  
FRONT MOVES THROUGH. WINDS WILL BE AROUND 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30  
TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE. SURF WILL BE 6 TO 8 FEET EXCEPT FRANKLIN  
COUNTY WILL BE 4 TO 5 FEET. RIP CURRENTS WILL BE DANGEROUS TODAY!  
 
WATER TEMPERATURE:  
70 DEGREES AT PANAMA CITY BEACH.  
71 DEGREES AT THE FSU COASTAL AND MARINE LAB NEAR APALACHICOLA.  
 
   
TIDE INFORMATION FOR FRIDAY APRIL 19 2019
 
 
SAINT MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE.  
HIGH 03:00 AM ... LOW 08:52 AM ... HIGH 02:55 PM ... LOW 09:29 PM.  
 
APALACHICOLA.  
HIGH 05:03 AM ... LOW 11:07 AM ... HIGH 04:13 PM ... LOW 11:32 PM.  
 
SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.  
HIGH 01:00 AM ... LOW 03:45 AM ... HIGH 10:52 AM ... LOW 07:05 PM.  
APRIL 19 2019: SUNRISE 706 AM EDT SUNSET 808 PM EDT  
 
FLZ108-200730-  
SOUTH WALTON-  
230 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
THE FORECAST MAY BE UPDATED AROUND 10 AM UPON COORDINATION WITH THE  
BEACH PATROLS  
 
RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.  
   
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 (%)...20 20 10 10 20  
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS TSTMS MOCLDY PTCLDY RAIN  
TEMP................67 66 64 66 62  
APPARENT TEMP.......67 66 64 66 62  
WIND (MPH)..........W 16 W 18 W 20 W 19 NW 14  
WIND GUST...........22 24 26 26 22  
SURF HT (FT)........7 6 6 6 5  
PERIOD (S)..........8 8 8 8 8  
 
   
SATURDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.  
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....69  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...69  
WIND................WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SURF HT.............3 TO 5 FEET.  
UV INDEX............8 OR VERY HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
FLZ112-200730-  
COASTAL BAY-  
330 AM EDT FRI APR 19 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
THE FORECAST MAY BE UPDATED AROUND 10 AM UPON COORDINATION WITH THE  
BEACH PATROLS  
 
RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.  
   
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 (%)...40 40 10 10 20  
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS TSTMS PTCLDY PTCLDY RAIN  
TEMP................67 69 66 66 62  
APPARENT TEMP.......67 69 66 66 62  
WIND (MPH)..........SW 16 W 19 W 24 W 21 W 14  
WIND GUST...........24 28 35 35 25  
SURF HT (FT)........7 7 8 8 7  
PERIOD (S)..........8 8 8 8 8  
 
   
SATURDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.  
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....68  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...69  
WIND................WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
SURF HT.............4 TO 7 FEET.  
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
FLZ114-200730-  
COASTAL GULF-  
330 AM EDT FRI APR 19 2019 /230 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019/  
   
TODAY
 
 
THE FORECAST MAY BE UPDATED AROUND 10 AM UPON COORDINATION WITH THE  
BEACH PATROLS  
 
RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.  
   
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 (%)...70 70 10 10 20  
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS TSTMS WINDY PTCLDY RAIN  
TEMP................68 72 68 67 64  
APPARENT TEMP.......68 72 68 67 64  
WIND (MPH)..........SW 17 W 20 W 26 W 25 W 17  
WIND GUST...........24 29 37 37 26  
SURF HT (FT)........6 6 7 7 7  
PERIOD (S)..........7 8 7 8 8  
 
   
SATURDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.  
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....68  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...69  
WIND................WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
SURF HT.............4 TO 7 FEET.  
UV INDEX............7 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
FLZ115-200730-  
COASTAL FRANKLIN-  
330 AM EDT FRI APR 19 2019  
   
TODAY
 
 
THE FORECAST MAY BE UPDATED AROUND 10 AM UPON COORDINATION WITH THE  
BEACH PATROLS  
 
RIP CURRENT FORECAST: HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TODAY.  
   
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 (%)...90 90 10 10 10  
WEATHER TYPE........TSTMS TSTMS PTCLDY CLEAR PTCLDY  
TEMP................70 71 71 69 64  
APPARENT TEMP.......70 71 71 69 64  
WIND (MPH)..........SW 18 W 18 W 24 W 23 W 16  
WIND GUST...........28 29 39 38 27  
SURF HT (FT)........5 4 4 4 4  
PERIOD (S)..........7 8 8 8 9  
 
   
SATURDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT FCST....HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP  
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.  
RAIN CHANCES........0 PERCENT  
HIGH TEMPERATURE....69  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...70  
WIND................WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.  
SURF HT.............1 TO 3 FEET.  
UV INDEX............6 OR HIGH EXPOSURE.  
 

 
 
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