Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
841 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 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.

GMZ700-030830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
841 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS AND HIGH SEAS WERE OCCURRING
THIS EVENING SOUTH OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CENTERED IN APALACHEE
BAY. THIS LOW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE SLOWLY INLAND LATER
TONIGHT...WITH WINDS AND SEAS GRADUALLY LOWERING ON MONDAY. A
BRIEF PERIOD OF CAUTIONARY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY...THEN
WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN BELOW HEADLINE CRITERIA FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE PERIOD.

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GMZ765-775-030830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
841 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1
TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.


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GMZ730-755-030830-
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-
841 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY.

$$

GMZ750-770-030830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
841 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

FOURNIER/MOORE


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