Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1017 AM EDT THU MAY 26 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.

GMZ700-262030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1017 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS...THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL REMAIN STEADY THROUGH
SATURDAY AS A SURFACE RIDGE REMAINS CENTERED NORTHEAST OF THE
MARINE AREA. MODERATE EAST WINDS WILL PREVAIL DURING THE OVERNIGHT
AND EARLY MORNING PERIOD...WITH LIGHT ONSHORE WINDS NEAR THE
COAST DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-262030-
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-
1017 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING ONSHORE NEAR
THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS EARLY THIS
EVENING...BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST NEAR THE
COAST OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...AND ONSHORE AROUND 10 KNOTS NEAR
THE COAST OF APALACHEE BAY. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING ONSHORE 5 TO
10 KNOTS NEAR THE COAST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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BARRY/FOURNIER


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