Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
934 PM EST MON FEB 20 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.

GMZ700-211515-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
934 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
MODERATE SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. A LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR
RAINFALL TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. AS THE LOW PRESSURE AREA MOVES
SOUTH OF THE COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT, WIND DIRECTIONS WILL
BECOME NORTHEASTERLY LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.
ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-211515-
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-
934 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. RAIN IN
THE EVENING, THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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