Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
328 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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.

GMZ700-211530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
328 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...CAUTIONARY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY OVER OUR
WESTERN WATERS AND WEDNESDAY OVER OUR EASTERN WATERS AS A WEAK
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES, THEN SINKS SOUTH OF OUR COASTAL
MARINE ZONES. A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL MOVE INTO PLACE IN ITS
WAKE UNTIL THE WEEKEND. SATURDAY, WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN AS A
DRY COLD FRONT MAKES ITS WAY THROUGH OUR AREA.

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GMZ750-770-211530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
328 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 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 MODERATE
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ730-755-765-775-211530-
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-
328 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 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.

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