Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
914 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MOUTH OF THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN
OUT TO 60 NM.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE
AVERAGE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVES.

GMZ700-250830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
914 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...

WINDS AND SEAS AT CAUTIONARY LEVELS CONTINUE TO DIMINISH AT THIS
HOUR AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE MARINE AREA. CONDITIONS
SHOULD STAY FAIRLY BENIGN UNTIL WEDNESDAY WHEN WINDS INCREASE
AHEAD OF A FRONTAL BOUNDARY. AFTER THE FRONT DISSIPATES ACROSS THE
REGION ON FRIDAY...A RETURN TO MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW IS
EXPECTED FOR THE WEEKEND.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-250830-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
914 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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