Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1033 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 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.

GMZ700-272030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1033 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS WILL RULE TODAY AND TONIGHT
WITH HIGH PRESSURE IN CONTROL. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE
COASTAL WATERS EARLY THURSDAY WITH WINDS BECOMING MODERATE AND
SEAS INCREASING AS A RESULT. SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WATERS WEST OF APALACHICOLA TO
DESTIN THURSDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL SLOWLY DECREASE HEADING INTO THE
WEEKEND.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-272030-
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-
1033 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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