Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
339 AM EDT WED MAY 27 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.

GMZ700-271530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
339 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...ELEVATED SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PERSIST OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING BEFORE SUBSIDING IN THE MID TO LATE
MORNING HOURS. OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
SHOULD SUBSIDE DURING THE DAY AND TURN ONSHORE NEAR THE COAST IN
THE AFTERNOON WITH THE DAILY SEA BREEZE CIRCULATION. THE WINDS
WILL THEN INCREASE SLIGHTLY AT NIGHT...POSSIBLY APPROACHING 15
KNOTS IN SOME AREAS. SEAS SHOULD GENERALLY BE 3 FEET OR LESS.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-271530-
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-
339 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY THIS MORNING...
BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...AND TURNING ONSHORE
NEAR THE COAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON WEST OF APALACHICOLA.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS...TURNING ONSHORE NEAR
THE COAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS...TURNING ONSHORE NEAR THE
COAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...TURNING ONSHORE NEAR THE
COAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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