945  
FZUS52 KTAE 021541  
SRFTAE  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR FLORIDA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
1141 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
THE SURF ZONE FORECAST GENERAL OUTLOOK
 
 
HIGH RISK RIP CURRENT RISK FOR BAY COUNTY BEACHES HAS BEEN CANCELED. ALL  
BEACHES AT MODERATE RISK. SURF HEIGHTS WILL BE GENERALLY AROUND 1 FOOT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE REST OF THE  
AFTERNOON.  
 
BASED ON COMMUNICATION WITH AREA BEACH OFFICIALS, THE FOLLOWING FLAGS  
ARE FLYING AT AREA BEACHES:  
 
WALTON........................YELLOW  
BAY...........................YELLOW  
STATE PARK GULF BEACHES.......YELLOW  
WEST FACING GULF BEACHES......YELLOW  
SOUTH FACING GULF BEACHES.....YELLOW  
FRANKLIN......................YELLOW  
 
FLZ108-022015-  
SOUTH WALTON-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF SANDESTIN, SANTA ROSA BEACH,  
AND TURQUOISE BEACH  
1041 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 1 FOOT.  
UV INDEX**..................HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........82 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
NONE.  
SUNRISE.....................6:47 AM.  
SUNSET......................8:51 PM.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 1 FOOT.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
LIKELY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 80S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TIDES...  
PANAMA CITY..............HIGH AT 08:30 AM EDT.  
SUNRISE.....................6:47 AM.  
SUNSET......................8:51 PM.  
   
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
LOW RIP CURRENT RISK*. SURF HEIGHT AROUND 1 FOOT.  
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
LOW RIP CURRENT RISK*. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
LOW RIP CURRENT RISK*. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR LIGHTNING, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/TAE  
 

 
 
FLZ112-022015-  
COASTAL BAY-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF PANAMA CITY BEACH AND MAGNOLIA BEACH  
1141 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 1 FOOT.  
UV INDEX**..................HIGH.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........82 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
LIKELY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
TIDES...  
NONE.  
SUNRISE.....................6:46 AM.  
SUNSET......................8:48 PM.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................AROUND 1 FOOT.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
LIKELY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 80S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
TIDES...  
PANAMA CITY..............HIGH AT 08:30 AM EDT.  
SUNRISE.....................6:46 AM.  
SUNSET......................8:48 PM.  
   
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
LOW RIP CURRENT RISK*. SURF HEIGHT AROUND 1 FOOT.  
PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
LOW RIP CURRENT RISK*. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
LOW RIP CURRENT RISK*. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR LIGHTNING, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/TAE  
 

 
 
FLZ114-022015-  
COASTAL GULF-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF SAINT JOE BEACH  
1141 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020 /1041 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2020/  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
W FACING BEACHES.........MODERATE.  
S FACING BEACHES.........MODERATE.  
STATE PARK BEACHES.......MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
W FACING BEACHES.........AROUND 1 FOOT.  
S FACING BEACHES.........1 FOOT OR LESS.  
STATE PARK BEACHES.......AROUND 1 FOOT.  
UV INDEX**..................EXTREME.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........84 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.  
TIDES...  
APALACHICOLA.............HIGH AT 12:54 PM EDT.  
SUNRISE.....................6:45 AM.  
SUNSET......................8:46 PM.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK*...  
W FACING BEACHES.........LOW.  
S FACING BEACHES.........LOW.  
STATE PARK BEACHES.......LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT...  
W FACING BEACHES.........1 FOOT OR LESS.  
S FACING BEACHES.........1 FOOT OR LESS.  
STATE PARK BEACHES.......AROUND 1 FOOT.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
LIKELY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 80S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
APALACHICOLA.............HIGH AT 05:40 AM EDT.  
LOW AT 08:46 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 01:39 PM EDT.  
SUNRISE.....................6:45 AM.  
SUNSET......................8:46 PM.  
   
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
LOW RIP CURRENT RISK*. SURF HEIGHT 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
LOW RIP CURRENT RISK*. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK*. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR LIGHTNING, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/TAE  
 

 
 
FLZ115-022015-  
COASTAL FRANKLIN-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF APALACHICOLA  
1141 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............MODERATE.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
UV INDEX**..................EXTREME.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........87 DEGREES.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
LIKELY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
TIDES...  
APALACHICOLA.............HIGH AT 12:54 PM EDT.  
SUNRISE.....................6:43 AM.  
SUNSET......................8:44 PM.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK............LOW.  
SURF HEIGHT.................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 80S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
TIDES...  
APALACHICOLA.............LOW AT 08:46 AM EDT.  
HIGH AT 01:39 PM EDT.  
SUNRISE.....................6:44 AM.  
SUNSET......................8:44 PM.  
   
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
LOW RIP CURRENT RISK*. SURF HEIGHT 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
LOW RIP CURRENT RISK*. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
MONDAY
 
LOW RIP CURRENT RISK*. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
RIP CURRENT RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IS LOW, HOWEVER,  
LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF GROINS,  
JETTIES, REEFS, AND PIERS.  
* MODERATE RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
SURF ZONE.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF  
ZONE.  
 
** FOR LIGHTNING, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/TAE  
 

 
 
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