Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
919 PM EDT SAT APR 30 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.

GMZ700-010830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
919 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER
THE WESTERN ATLANTIC...PROVIDING RELATIVELY LIGHT ONSHORE WINDS
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MONDAY. DESPITE THE RATHER LIGHT
WINDS SEAS WILL BE IN THE 2 TO 4 FEET RANGE AS LONGER PERIOD
SWELLS DEVELOP IN THE LONG SOUTHERLY FETCH. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS ON WEDNESDAY.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-010830-
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-
919 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MAINLY SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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