Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1011 AM EST SAT FEB 25 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.

GMZ700-252200-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1011 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWESTERLY AND THEN NORTHERLY
FROM 15 TO 20 KNOTS TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES
THROUGH OUR AREA...AND SEAS OF 2 TO 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED. AT THESE
LEVELS...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION. WINDS AND SEAS
SHOULD REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH SUNDAY AND MONDAY...AND THEN
BECOME SOUTHERLY 10 TO 15 KNOTS FROM TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
WITH SEAS OF 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-252200-
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 EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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