Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
326 AM EDT FRI APR 28 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.

GMZ700-281430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
326 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND
AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE WORST CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED ON SUNDAY WITH WINDS OVER 20 KNOTS EXPECTED AND SEAS OF 7
TO 9 FEET WEST OF APALACHICOLA. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY
TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...BUT ANOTHER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING
ANOTHER INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS AROUND THURSDAY.

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GMZ750-770-281430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
326 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

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GMZ730-755-765-775-281430-
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-
326 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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 LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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