Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
426 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

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.

GMZ700-300230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
426 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM CENTERED OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST
WILL PROVIDE LIGHT SOUTH WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. DESPITE THE LIGHT WINDS...SEAS WILL ACTUALLY
INCREASE TO THE 3 TO 4 FEET RANGE BY SUNDAY AS LONGER PERIOD
SWELL DEVELOPS IN THE LONG SOUTHERLY FETCH.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-300230-
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-
426 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

FOURNIER


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