Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 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.

GMZ700-020845-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AS A STALLED FRONTAL SYSTEM CROSSES THE NORTHERN GULF
COAST...A TIGHTENED PRESSURE GRADIENT IN PLACE AHEAD OF THE FRONT
WILL KEEP WINDS AND SEAS AT ADVISORY LEVELS THROUGH SUNDAY. BY
SUNDAY NIGHT...THE GRADIENT WILL WEAKEN AND WINDS AND SEAS WILL
QUICKLY RETURN TO NORMAL LEVELS.

$$

GMZ765-775-020845-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAYTIME BECOMING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ730-755-020845-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
20 NM-
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAYTIME BECOMING SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ750-770-020845-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
946 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 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.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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FOURNIER/MOORE


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