Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
908 PM EDT WED MAR 29 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.

GMZ700-300830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
908 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY ON
THURSDAY...AND COULD INCREASE TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS THURSDAY NIGHT
AS A FRONT APPROACHES OUR AREA. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE
BEHIND THE FRONT FROM FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A STRONGER
SYSTEM MAY MOVE INTO OUR AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH ADVISORY
LEVEL CONDITIONS POSSIBLE ACROSS OUR MARINE AREAS ON MONDAY.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-300830-
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-
908 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10
KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PROTECTED WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET WELL OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS
ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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