Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
258 PM EDT MON MAY 22 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.

GMZ700-230230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
258 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...MODEST SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE QUICKLY ON
TUESDAY TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS. A PERIOD OF ADVISORY LEVELS WINDS
AND SEAS IS EXPECTED LATE TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH
THE APPROACH AND PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. WINDS AND SEAS
WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WATERS.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-230230-
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-
258 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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