Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
951 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 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.

GMZ700-240830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
951 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
WITH STRONG HIGH PRESSURE IN PLACE JUST OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC
COAST...MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST FLOW IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY. OVERNIGHT SURGES WILL
PUSH CONDITIONS TO AT LEAST EXERCISE CAUTION LEVELS. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS BY MID-WEEK...ALLOWING WINDS AND SEAS
TO DIMINISH SIGNIFICANTLY.

$$

GMZ750-770-240830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
951 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-240830-
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-
951 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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BARRY/CAMP


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