Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
831 PM EST TUE FEB 21 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.

GMZ700-221430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
831 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
MAINLY EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 15 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY. THEREAFTER...WINDS WILL DECREASE
BRIEFLY ON FRIDAY. ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON...WINDS WILL QUICKLY
INCREASE BEHIND A DRY COLD FRONT. A PERIOD OF ADVISORY CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT BEFORE THE ROUGH CONDITIONS RAPIDLY
SUBSIDE ON SUNDAY.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-221430-
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-
831 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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