Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
843 PM EDT TUE APR 25 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.

GMZ700-260830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
843 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...

WINDS WILL INCREASE TO CAUTIONARY CONDITIONS ON WEDNESDAY EVENING
AHEAD OF A FRONTAL SYSTEM. THIS SYSTEM WILL WEAKEN AND DISSIPATE
NORTH OF THE MARINE AREA ON THURSDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE
FLORIDA PENINSULA WILL KEEP SOUTHERLY FLOW IN PLACE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND, WHICH WILL BE AT CAUTIONARY LEVELS LATE SATURDAY AND
POTENTIALLY ADVISORY LEVELS BY SUNDAY.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-260830-
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-
843 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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