Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
930 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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.

GMZ700-020830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
930 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT ONSHORE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY AS
A HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM REMAINS CENTERED OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC
OCEAN. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE MARINE AREA
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY INCREASING WINDS FROM THE
NORTHWEST AND HIGHER SEAS.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-020830-
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-
930 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST 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 NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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