Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1022 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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.

GMZ700-030830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1022 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL BECOME NORTHWESTERLY
AROUND CAUTIONARY LEVELS BEHIND A FRONT WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
NIGHT. THEREAFTER...LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO
PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

$$


GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-030830-
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-
1022 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS...BECOMING 10 TO 15
KNOTS NEAR THE COAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY
MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING ONSHORE NEAR THE
COAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

FOURNIER/HARRIGAN



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