Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
819 PM EST FRI FEB 24 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.

GMZ700-251415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
819 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT WINDS TONIGHT WILL INCREASE DURING THE DAYTIME
HOURS ON SATURDAY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE MARINE AREA.
WINDS WILL FURTHER INCREASE SATURDAY NIGHT TO NEAR ADVISORY
LEVELS. AFTER A BRIEF LULL ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WINDS WILL
MARKEDLY INCREASE SUNDAY NIGHT AND REMAIN AT CAUTIONARY LEVELS
INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON. AFTER MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO
WEDNESDAY...MODEST SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL PREVAIL OVER THE WATERS.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-251415-
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-
819 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 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. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
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...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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