Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
235 PM EST WED FEB 22 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.

GMZ700-230330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
235 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL INCREASE TO NEAR CAUTIONARY CONDITIONS THIS
EVENING AS A WEAK SURFACE LOW MOVES AWAY FROM THE MARINE AREA.
WINDS AND SEAS WILL THEN DECREASE THROUGH THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. A
DRY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE MARINE AREA ON SATURDAY
MORNING. WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE BEHIND THIS FRONT SATURDAY
NIGHT AND COULD POSSIBLY REACH ADVISORY LEVELS. WINDS WILL
DECREASE QUICKLY ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NEAR
THE MARINE AREA.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-230330-
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-
235 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET WELL
OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10
TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GODSEY



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