Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
936 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 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.

GMZ700-241430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
936 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE LOCAL
WATERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH WINDS AS HIGH AS 25 TO 30
KNOTS ON WEDNESDAY ALONG WITH SEAS AS HIGH AS 11 FEET WELL
OFFSHORE. WINDS AND SEAS WILL BEGIN TO DECREASE THURSDAY WITH
LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE WINDS THROUGH THE UPCOMING HOLIDAY
WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE MARINE AREA.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-241430-
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-
936 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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FOURNIER


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