Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
348 PM EDT SUN APR 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.

GMZ700-240230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
348 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...

WINDS WILL INCREASE AND BECOME NORTHWESTERLY THIS EVENING AS A
COLD FRONT PASSES. 15 TO 20 KNOT WINDS ARE LIKELY THROUGH TOMORROW
EVENING. A FEW HOURS OF 20 KNOT WINDS ARE POSSIBLE TOMORROW
AFTERNOON MAINLY IN THE OFFSHORE WATERS. LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS
ARE EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ750-770-240230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
348 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE
IN THE EVENING. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-240230-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 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  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
348 PM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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MCDERMOTT


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