Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
402 AM EDT THU MAR 30 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.

GMZ700-301430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
402 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL BE LIGHT TO MODERATE FROM THE SOUTH TODAY
POSSIBLY INCREASING TO ADVISORY LEVELS TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES THE LOCAL WATERS. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE BEHIND
THE FRONT FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A STRONGER SYSTEM MAY MOVE
INTO OUR AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH ADVISORY LEVEL CONDITIONS
POSSIBLE ACROSS OUR MARINE AREAS SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-301430-
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-
402 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...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 MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10
KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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