Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
359 AM EDT MON MAR 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.

GMZ700-271430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
359 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WITH A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS,
LOW WINDS AND SEAS ARE LIKELY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SOUTH WINDS AND
SEAS WILL INCREASE THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-271430-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 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 APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
359 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MAINLY SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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