Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 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.

GMZ700-012030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE ONSHORE WINDS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY BEFORE SHIFTING TO THE WEST THEN NORTHWEST
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE LOCAL
WATERS. A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH AND PUSH THROUGH THE
EASTERN GULF WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH WINDS AND POSSIBLY SEAS
ELEVATING TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-012030-
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-
1011 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 1O TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY.

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