Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZUS52 KTAE 262018
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
318 PM EST SUN FEB 26 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.

GMZ700-270330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
318 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...ANOTHER ROUND OF 15 TO 20 KNOT WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TONIGHT...BUT WILL LOWER THROUGHOUT THE DAY MONDAY AND REMAIN
BELOW 15 KNOTS THROUGH MID-WEEK. EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...AS A
COLD FRONT ENTERS OUR COASTAL WATERS...WINDS FROM THE NORTH WILL
SURGE...RETURNING TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS AND POSSIBLY EVEN ADVISORY
LEVELS.


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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-270330-
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-
318 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15
TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET
ON FRIDAY. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.

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