Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1018 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 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.

GMZ700-022030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1018 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW AT ADVISORY LEVELS WILL CONTINUE
TODAY AROUND THE SOUTHERN EDGE OF A LOW PRESSURE AREA IN THE
APALACHEE BAY. AS THIS FEATURE MOVES AWAY FROM THE MARINE AREA ON
MONDAY...EXPECT WINDS AND SEAS TO RETURN TO NORMAL SUMMERTIME
LEVELS BY TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ765-775-022030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ730-755-022030-
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-
1018 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ750-770-022030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 1O TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GODSEY/WOOL



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