Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
921 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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 SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE
AVERAGE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

GMZ700-010830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
921 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN THE GULF LIFTS
NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTHERN GEORGIA THIS
WEEKEND...THE GRADIENT WILL TIGHTEN AND ELEVATE WINDS AND SEAS TO
ADVISORY LEVELS. AFTER THE SYSTEM EXITS EARLY NEXT WEEK...WINDS
AND SEAS WILL QUICKLY RETURN TO NORMAL LEVELS.


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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-010830-
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-
921 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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FOURNIER/MOORE


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