Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
340 AM EDT WED MAY 4 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.

GMZ700-041430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
340 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
WINDS WILL SHIFT TO NORTHWESTERLY THIS MORNING ACROSS THE MARINE
AREA AND THEN INCREASE TONIGHT TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS. A BRIEF
PERIOD OF ADVISORY CONDITIONS IS POSSIBLE. STRONG WINDS AT
CAUTIONARY LEVELS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING BEFORE
WEAKENING ON FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NEAR THE MARINE AREA
BY SATURDAY...RESULTING IN LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-041430-
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-
340 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GODSEY


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