Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
934 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

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.

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SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
934 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...PERIODS OF GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY
AROUND THE PERIPHERY OF AREAS OF THUNDERSTORMS THAT WILL PASS NEAR
OR JUST SOUTH OF THE COASTAL WATERS. THERE IS A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR THE COASTAL WATERS BECAUSE OF THIS. MARINERS SHOULD
BE PREPARED FOR QUICK CHANGES IN CONDITIONS TODAY. EVENTUALLY
WINDS WILL VEER TO A MORE SOUTHERLY DIRECTION AS A SURFACE LOW
APPROACHES THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF COAST BY THIS EVENING...AND
WINDS SHOULD VEER TO THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY AS THE LOW PASSES BY.
ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY OVER MOST OF THE
COASTAL WATERS AND THEY MAY PERSIST INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE
SLOWLY SUBSIDING LATE IN THE WEEK.

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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-
934 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET...
EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET...EXCEPT 3 TO 4 FEET IN
APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...DIMINISHING FROM
WEST TO EAST DURING THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FEET IN APALACHEE
BAY. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.

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WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
934 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SEAS 5
TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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WESTON/LAMERS



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