Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
927 PM EDT THU APR 27 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.

GMZ700-280830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
927 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY ELEVATE TO ADVISORY
LEVELS BY SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AS A
COLD FRONT APPROACHES AND PUSHES THROUGH THE LOCAL WATERS.

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GMZ750-770-280830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
927 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ730-755-765-775-280830-
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-
927 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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