Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
925 AM 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.

GMZ700-012030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
925 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN THE GULF LIFTS
NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTHERN GEORGIA THIS
WEEKEND...THE GRADIENT WILL TIGHTEN AND INCREASE WINDS AND SEAS
TO ADVISORY LEVELS ACROSS PARTS OF THE NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO.
AFTER THE SYSTEM EXITS EARLY NEXT WEEK...WINDS AND SEAS WILL
QUICKLY RETURN TO NORMAL LEVELS.

$$

GMZ765-775-012030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
925 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 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 AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ730-755-012030-
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-
925 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A CHOPPY.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ750-770-012030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
925 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...EXCEPT VARIABLE
AROUND 5 KNOTS NEAR THE COAST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GODSEY/WOOL



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