Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
341 AM EDT SUN APR 23 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.

GMZ700-231430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
341 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST
AND INCREASE TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT
CONTINUING AT THESE LEVELS THROUGH MONDAY AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES
ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE 10 TO 15
KNOT RANGE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE WORK WEEK AS THEY SWING AROUND
TO BECOME ONSHORE BY WEDNESDAY.

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GMZ750-770-231430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
341 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT AND MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1
TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ730-755-765-775-231430-
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-
341 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST 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 THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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