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

GMZ700-220330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
229 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
MAINLY EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 15 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY. THEREAFTER...WINDS WILL DECREASE
BRIEFLY ON FRIDAY. ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON...WINDS WILL QUICKLY
INCREASE BEHIND A DRY COLD FRONT. A PERIOD OF ADVISORY CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT BEFORE THE ROUGH CONDITIONS RAPIDLY
SUBSIDE ON SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ750-770-220330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
229 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-220330-
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-
229 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...ESPECIALLY IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GODSEY


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