Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1022 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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.

GMZ700-242030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1022 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ENTRENCHED OFF THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST ALL WEEK. THIS WILL PRODUCE OCCASIONAL EAST TO
SOUTHEAST SURGES OF WIND ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO WITH
SPEEDS GENERALLY HIGHEST AT NIGHT AND IN THE MORNING. WIND SPEEDS
WILL REACH CAUTIONARY LEVELS DURING THESE PERIODS.

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GMZ750-770-242030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1022 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
NEAR SHORE AND 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET
FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10
TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS GENERALLY A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ730-755-765-775-242030-
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-
1022 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS GENERALLY A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS GENERALLY A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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