Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
332 PM EDT SAT APR 29 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.

GMZ700-300230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
332 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS...MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MONDAY...AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AT
TIMES...MAINLY WEST OF APALACHICOLA. MUCH LOWER WINDS AND SEAS
ARE EXPECTED MID WEEK.

$$

GMZ750-770-300230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
332 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-300230-
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-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
332 PM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 KNOTS LATE
IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH...BECOMING CHOPPY LATE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY...BECOMING A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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